A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1500001 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Pāhala in Hawaii. Unique identifier: hv72325527. Ids that are associated to the event: hv72325527. Exact location, longitude -155.4211730957° West, latitude 19.103834152222° North, depth = 40.360000610352 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 40.360000610352 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/01/21 / 2021-01-20 08:55:49 / January 20, 2021 @ 8:55 am. The 3.1500001-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:55:49 / 8:55 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 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 one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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