A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.97000003 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Pāhala in Hawaii. The temblor was detected at 03:38:06 / 3:38 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/08/20 / 2020-08-01 03:38:06 / August 1, 2020 @ 3:38 am. Exact location, longitude -155.42533874512° West, latitude 19.233999252319° North, depth = 31.659999847412 km. Id of earthquake: hv72069852. Event ids that are associated: hv72069852. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 31.659999847412 km (20 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 65 km (41 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kailua, Hōlualoa, Hilo (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, 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 was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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