A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) was reported 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Pahala in Hawaii on Monday. The 2.87-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:31:56 / 5:31 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: hv71509222. Unique identifier: hv71509222. Exact location, longitude -155.1929932° West, latitude 18.930666° North, depth = 8.08 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/05/20 / 2020-05-12 03:31:56 / May 12, 2020 @ 3:31 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.08 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 68 km (42 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop).
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 nineteen, in the last 10 days twenty-six, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 42 km SE of Pahala, Hawaii.
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