A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Waimea in Hawaii. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.47 km (10 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/01/16 / 2016-01-01 19:38:33 / January 1, 2016 @ 7:38 pm. The temblor was picked up at 09:38:33 / 9:38 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: hv61140076. Ids that are associated to the event: hv61140076. Exact location of event, longitude -155.5551605 West, latitude 19.9266663 North, depth = 15.47 km.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hawaiian Paradise Park, Kailua, Hōlualoa. Epicenter of the event was 53 km (33 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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