Minor earthquake: M2.93 quake has struck near Pāhala in Hawaii


Earthquake location 19.209833145142S, -155.39483642578WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.93 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Pāhala in Hawaii. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/09/20 / 2020-09-09 10:18:43 / September 9, 2020 @ 10:18 am. The 2.93-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:18:43 / 10:18 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -155.39483642578 West, latitude 19.209833145142 North, depth = 33.29999923706 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 33.29999923706 km (21 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv72125766. Id of event: hv72125766.

The epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kailua, Hōlualoa, Hilo (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 8 km E of Pāhala, Hawaii.

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