A minor earthquake magnitude 3.38000011 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Pāhala in Hawaii on Saturday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv72301052. Id of event: hv72301052. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/12/20 / 2020-12-26 15:55:56 / December 26, 2020 @ 3:55 pm. Exact location, longitude -155.39633178711° West, latitude 19.225166320801° North, depth = 31.590000152588 km. The 3.38000011-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:55:56 / 3:55 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 31.590000152588 km (20 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kailua, Hōlualoa, Hilo (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 8 km ENE of Pāhala, Hawaii. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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