A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.23 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Pahala in Hawaii on Saturday. The epicenter was at a depth of 32.37 km (20 miles). The 3.23-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:07:31 / 9:07 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 19:07:31 / May 16, 2020 @ 7:07 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: hv71515822. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv71515822. Exact location of event, depth 32.37 km, -155.4053345° West, 19.2181664° North.
Epicenter of the event was 66 km (41 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 77 km (48 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), 72 km (45 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kailua, Hōlualoa, Hilo (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days thirty, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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