A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Honaunau-Napoopoo in Hawaii. The 2.99-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:32:58 / 7:32 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: hv71525677. Ids that are associated to the event: hv71525677. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/05/20 / 2020-05-24 17:32:58 / May 24, 2020 @ 5:32 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -155.6676636 West, latitude 19.5284996 North, depth = 1.54 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.54 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hilo. The epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 22 km ENE of Honaunau-Napoopoo, Hawaii.
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