A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.13 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Hawi in Hawaii. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.28 km (5 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/01/16 / 2016-01-04 22:27:14 / January 4, 2016 @ 10:27 pm. The 3.13-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:27:14 / 12:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -156.1868286° West, 20.1023331° North, depth 8.28 km. All ids that are associated to the event: hv61142741. Unique identifier: hv61142741.
Event epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Kīhei (c. 20 900 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kīhei, Hōlualoa, Kailua (min 5000 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 two and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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