A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) was reported 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Honoka’a in Hawaii on Thursday. The 2.84-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:56:02 / 12:56 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 40.65 km (25 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/01/16 / 2016-01-07 10:56:02 / January 7, 2016 @ 10:56 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: hv61145061. Ids that are associated to the event: hv61145061. Exact location of event, depth 40.65 km, -155.5438385° West, 19.9855003° North.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hawaiian Paradise Park, Kailua, Hōlualoa (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 13 km SW of Honoka’a, Hawaii.
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