A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Pāhala in Hawaii. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: pt20214001, us6000b852. Unique identifier: us6000b852. The temblor was reported at 20:03:06 / 8:03 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/08/20 / 2020-08-01 20:03:06 / August 1, 2020 @ 8:03 pm. Exact location, longitude -155.455° West, latitude 19.2689° North, depth = 31.37 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 31.37 km (19 miles).
The epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Waimea, Waikoloa Village, Kalaoa (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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