A minor earthquake magnitude 2.94000006 (ml/mb) strikes 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Honaunau-Napoopoo in Hawaii on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/07/20 / 2020-07-18 15:47:48 / July 18, 2020 @ 3:47 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of -2 km (-1 miles). Exact location of event, depth -2 km, -155.60650634766° West, 19.436666488648° North. The temblor was picked up at 15:47:48 / 3:47 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv72049967. Id of event: hv72049967.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Waimea (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 27 km E of Honaunau-Napoopoo, Hawaii.
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