A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) was reported 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Pāhala in Hawaii on Wednesday. The temblor was reported at 13:26:04 / 1:26 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/08/20 / 2020-08-12 13:26:04 / August 12, 2020 @ 1:26 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: hv72086321. Unique identifier: hv72086321. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 31.75 km (20 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.47650146484 West, latitude 19.17799949646 North, depth = 31.75 km.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kailua, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 74 km (46 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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