A minor earthquake magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Pahala in Hawaii. The 2.87-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:49:52 / 7:49 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/05/20 / 2020-05-12 05:49:52 / May 12, 2020 @ 5:49 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.52 km (7 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10.52 km, -155.1380005° West, 18.8876667° North. All ids that are associated to the event: hv71509422. Unique identifier: hv71509422.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hawaiian Paradise Park. Earthquake epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-two, in the last 10 days twenty-nine, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 50 km SE of Pahala, Hawaii.
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