A minor earthquake magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Captain Cook in Hawaii. The epicenter was at a depth of 5.0300002098083 km (3 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: hv72235287. Unique identifier: hv72235287. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/11/20 / 2020-11-18 22:04:28 / November 18, 2020 @ 10:04 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -156.29200744629 West, latitude 19.231832504273 North, depth = 5.0300002098083 km. The temblor was picked up at 22:04:28 / 10:04 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kalaoa, Hōlualoa, Kailua (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 48 km SW of Captain Cook, Hawaii.
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