A minor earthquake magnitude 3.73 (ml/mb) strikes 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Pāhala in Hawaii on Friday. The 3.73-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:12:40 / 5:12 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/12/20 / 2020-12-25 05:12:40 / December 25, 2020 @ 5:12 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 31.469999313354 km (20 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv72298972. Id of event: hv72298972. Exact location, longitude -155.45599365234° West, latitude 19.174999237061° North, depth = 31.469999313354 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kalaoa, Kailua, Hilo (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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