A minor earthquake magnitude 2.94000006 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Pāhala in Hawaii. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 33.759998321533 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 33.759998321533 km, -155.4109954834° West, 19.198667526245° North. The temblor was picked up at 05:08:33 / 5:08 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/10/20 / 2020-10-30 05:08:33 / October 30, 2020 @ 5:08 am. All ids that are associated to the event: hv72208151. Unique identifier: hv72208151.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kailua, Hōlualoa, Hilo (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 64 km (39 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 7 km E of Pāhala, Hawaii.
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