A minor earthquake magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Pahala in Hawaii. Exact location, longitude -155.4044952° West, latitude 19.2186661° North, depth = 31.63 km. Id of earthquake: hv71525962. Event ids that are associated: hv71525962. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/05/20 / 2020-05-24 21:18:37 / May 24, 2020 @ 9:18 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 31.63 km (20 miles). The 2.86-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:18:37 / 11:18 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kailua, Hōlualoa, Hilo (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter 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). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fourty and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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