A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9000001 (ml/mb) strikes 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Honaunau-Napoopoo in Hawaii on Thursday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv72037852. Id of event: hv72037852. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly -0.25 km (-0 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 19:56:31 / 7:56 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -155.62699890137° West, 19.411666870117° North, depth -0.25 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/07/20 / 2020-07-09 19:56:31 / July 9, 2020 @ 7:56 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquake epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Waimea. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 25 km E of Honaunau-Napoopoo, Hawaii.
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