A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.03 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Pahala in Hawaii. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 31.53 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -155.4188385° West, latitude 19.2171669° North, depth = 31.53 km. The temblor was picked up at 04:40:23 / 4:40 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: hv71512912. Ids that are associated to the event: hv71512912. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/05/20 / 2020-05-14 14:40:23 / May 14, 2020 @ 2:40 pm UTC/GMT.
Event epicenter was 67 km (41 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). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kailua, Hōlualoa, Hilo (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days thirty-one, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km ENE of Pahala, Hawaii. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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