A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Pa‘auilo in Hawaii on Sunday. The temblor was reported at 09:58:57 / 9:58 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv72322812. Id of event: hv72322812. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/01/21 / 2021-01-17 09:58:57 / January 17, 2021 @ 9:58 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 20.209999084473 km (13 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.47749328613 West, latitude 19.882667541504 North, depth = 20.209999084473 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Kailua.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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