A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8499999 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Pāhala in Hawaii on Friday. The temblor was picked up at 19:57:08 / 7:57 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: hv72299902. Unique identifier: hv72299902. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 32.540000915527 km (20 miles). Exact location, longitude -155.47782897949° West, latitude 19.173166275024° North, depth = 32.540000915527 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/12/20 / 2020-12-25 19:57:08 / December 25, 2020 @ 7:57 pm.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kailua, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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: 3 km S of Pāhala, Hawaii.
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