A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Pahala in Hawaii. Exact location of event, longitude -155.4203339 West, latitude 19.2150002 North, depth = 32.34 km. Unique identifier: hv71511267. Ids that are associated to the event: hv71511267. Global time and date of event 13/05/20 / 2020-05-13 10:37:22 / May 13, 2020 @ 10:37 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 00:37:22 / 12:37 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 32.34 km (20 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kailua, Hōlualoa, Hilo. Epicenter of the event was 67 km (42 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days thirty-two, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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