A minor earthquake magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) strikes 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Honaunau-Napoopoo in Hawaii on Tuesday. Exact location, longitude -155.62367248535° West, latitude 19.559999465942° North, depth = 6.460000038147 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/10/20 / 2020-10-06 22:57:36 / October 6, 2020 @ 10:57 pm. Event id: hv72169721. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv72169721. The temblor was detected at 22:57:36 / 10:57 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.460000038147 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Event epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hilo (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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