A minor earthquake magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Kihei in Hawaii. The temblor was detected at 15:18:48 / 3:18 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/10/15 / 2015-10-20 01:18:48 / October 20, 2015 @ 1:18 am. Exact location of earthquake, -156.6783295° West, 20.5674992° North, depth 9.97 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9.97 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: hv61071061. Event ids that are associated: hv61071061.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Haiku-Pauwela, Makawao, Pukalani. Epicenter of the earthquake was 42 km (26 miles) from Kahului (c. 26 300 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Kīhei (c. 20 900 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Wailuku (c. 15 300 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Lahaina (c. 11 700 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Waihee-Waiehu (c. 8 800 pop).
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 one and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 32 km SW of Kihei, Hawaii. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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