A minor earthquake magnitude 3.39 (ml/mb) strikes Island of Hawaii, Hawaii kilometers (0 miles) from Hawaii in Hawaii on Sunday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of -1.5800000429153 km (-1 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/08/20 / 2020-08-16 18:56:28 / August 16, 2020 @ 6:56 pm. Exact location, longitude -155.29800415039° West, latitude 19.993667602539° North, depth = -1.5800000429153 km. The 3.39-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:56:28 / 6:56 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: hv72092451. Ids that are associated to the event: hv72092451.
Epicenter of the event was 37 km (23 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hōlualoa, Kalaoa, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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