A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Pāhala in Hawaii on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: pt20214001. Ids that are associated to the event: pt20214001. Exact location, longitude -155.416° West, latitude 19.234° North, depth = 33 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 33 km (21 miles). The temblor was reported at 20:03:07 / 8:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/08/20 / 2020-08-01 20:03:07 / August 1, 2020 @ 8:03 pm.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 65 km (40 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 75 km (47 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), 81 km (50 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Waikoloa Village, Kalaoa, Kailua.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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