A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was reported 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Fern Acres in Hawaii on Thursday. Id of earthquake: hv61064286. Event ids that are associated: hv61064286. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.0633333 West, latitude 19.3425 North, depth = 9.458 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/10/15 / 2015-10-16 06:41:50 / October 16, 2015 @ 6:41 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 9.458 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 20:41:50 / 8:41 pm (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 43 km (27 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 18 km S of Fern Acres, Hawaii.
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