A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Captain Cook in Hawaii. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/09/15 / 2015-09-28 01:21:45 / September 28, 2015 @ 1:21 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 15:21:45 / 3:21 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: hv61047451, us10003iye. Unique identifier: us10003iye. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41.771 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -156.3152 West, latitude 19.28 North, depth = 41.771 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kalaoa, Hōlualoa, Kailua (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 47 km WSW of Captain Cook, Hawaii. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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