A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.17 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Pāhala in Hawaii. The temblor was picked up at 03:33:32 / 3:33 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 34.040000915527 km (21 miles). Exact location of event, depth 34.040000915527 km, -155.50016784668° West, 19.233833312988° North. Unique identifier: hv72359552. Ids that are associated to the event: hv72359552. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/02/21 / 2021-02-21 03:33:32 / February 21, 2021 @ 3:33 am.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 70 km (43 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kalaoa, Hilo, Kailua (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 4 km NNW of Pāhala, Hawaii.
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