A minor earthquake magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) strikes 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Pāhala in Hawaii on Wednesday. Id of earthquake: hv72346912. Event ids that are associated: hv72346912. Global time and date of event 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 15:31:40 / February 10, 2021 @ 3:31 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.49217224121 West, latitude 19.190999984741 North, depth = 32.740001678467 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 32.740001678467 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.85-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:31:40 / 3:31 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hilo, Kailua, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 73 km (46 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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