A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8900001 (ml/mb) strikes 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Pāhala in Hawaii on Thursday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/10/20 / 2020-10-01 23:33:31 / October 1, 2020 @ 11:33 pm. Exact location, longitude -155.47116088867° West, latitude 19.172666549683° North, depth = 30.280000686646 km. The 2.8900001-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:33:31 / 11:33 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 30.280000686646 km (19 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: hv72162116. Unique identifier: hv72162116.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kailua, Hilo, Hōlualoa (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes 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 eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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