A light earthquake with magnitude 4.22 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Pāhala in Hawaii on Saturday. The temblor was picked up at 20:03:07 / 8:03 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 32.26 km (20 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: hv72070977. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt20214001, us6000b852, hv72070977. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/08/20 / 2020-08-01 20:03:07 / August 1, 2020 @ 8:03 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -155.40933333333° West, latitude 19.235666666667° North, depth = 32.26 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Waimea, Waikoloa Village, Kalaoa (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 64 km (40 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 76 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), 92 km (57 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 8 km ENE of Pāhala, Hawaii. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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