A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.98000002 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Pāhala in Hawaii on Friday. The 2.98000002-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:55:00 / 4:55 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv72128646. Id of event: hv72128646. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 31.610000610352 km (20 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/09/20 / 2020-09-11 04:55:00 / September 11, 2020 @ 4:55 am. Exact location of earthquake, -155.37733459473° West, 19.236499786377° North, depth 31.610000610352 km.
The epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kailua, Hōlualoa, Hilo.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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