A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.72 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Naalehu in Hawaii on Sunday. The temblor was detected at 11:25:18 / 11:25 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 16/08/20 / 2020-08-16 11:25:18 / August 16, 2020 @ 11:25 am UTC/GMT. Event id: hv72091981. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv72091981. The epicenter was at a depth of 31.139999389648 km (19 miles). Exact location of event, depth 31.139999389648 km, -155.55166625977° West, 19.136167526245° North.
Event epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hilo, Kalaoa, Hawaiian Paradise Park.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 8 km NNE of Naalehu, Hawaii.
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