A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Pāhala in Hawaii on Saturday. The temblor was picked up at 21:33:39 / 9:33 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 36.61 km (23 miles). Exact location, longitude -155.4345° West, latitude 19.264° North, depth = 36.61 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/07/20 / 2020-07-18 21:33:39 / July 18, 2020 @ 9:33 pm. Id of earthquake: us7000ar0d. Event ids that are associated: hv72050277, us7000ar0d.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Waikoloa Village, Kalaoa, Kailua.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
Did you feel it?
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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 8 km NE of Pāhala, Hawaii.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.