A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Pāhala in Hawaii. Exact location, longitude -155.51899719238° West, latitude 19.151832580566° North, depth = 29.89999961853 km. Event id: hv72290622. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv72290622, us7000csau. The epicenter was at a depth of 29.89999961853 km (19 miles). The 3.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:04:43 / 1:04 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/12/20 / 2020-12-19 01:04:43 / December 19, 2020 @ 1:04 am UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kalaoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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 SW of Pāhala, Hawaii.
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