A minor earthquake magnitude 3.24 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Kalaoa in Hawaii. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/08/20 / 2020-08-20 05:43:39 / August 20, 2020 @ 5:43 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv72096811, us6000bhjm. Id of event: hv72096811. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 41.340000152588 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -156.08700561523° West, 19.899166107178° North, depth 41.340000152588 km. The 3.24-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:43:39 / 5:43 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Waimea, Hōlualoa, Kailua (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 31 km (19 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Waikoloa Village (c. 6 400 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and eleven 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.
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