A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Pahala in Hawaii. Event id: hv71501267. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv71501267. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 31.67 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 04:11:16 / 4:11 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -155.3964996° West, 19.2101669° North, depth 31.67 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/05/20 / 2020-05-06 14:11:16 / May 6, 2020 @ 2:11 pm.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kailua, Hōlualoa, Hilo. Earthquake epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 8 km E of Pahala, Hawaii.
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