A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8599999 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Pāhala in Hawaii. Exact location of event, depth 31.620000839233 km, -155.46682739258° West, 19.169666290283° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/01/21 / 2021-01-06 15:14:32 / January 6, 2021 @ 3:14 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.8599999-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:14:32 / 3:14 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: hv72311977. Ids that are associated to the event: hv72311977. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 31.620000839233 km (20 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 74 km (46 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kailua, Hilo, Hōlualoa (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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