A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.86999989 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Pāhala in Hawaii. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 33.689998626709 km (21 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -155.45816040039 West, latitude 19.146999359131 North, depth = 33.689998626709 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/02/21 / 2021-02-05 17:49:26 / February 5, 2021 @ 5:49 pm. The 2.86999989-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:49:26 / 5:49 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: hv72341962. Event ids that are associated: hv72341962.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 75 km (47 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hilo, Hōlualoa, Hawaiian Paradise Park. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 eight, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 6 km SSE of Pāhala, Hawaii.
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