A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) was reported 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Fern Forest in Hawaii on Tuesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/07/20 / 2020-07-21 23:29:55 / July 21, 2020 @ 11:29 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.5199999809265 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: hv72054482. Ids that are associated to the event: hv72054482. The temblor was picked up at 23:29:55 / 11:29 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.09283447266 West, latitude 19.346500396729 North, depth = 5.5199999809265 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 43 km (26 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 13 km SSE of Fern Forest, Hawaii.
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