A minor earthquake magnitude 3.03 (ml/mb) strikes 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Honaunau-Napoopoo in Hawaii on Wednesday. Exact location, longitude -155.6361667° West, latitude 19.4068333° North, depth = 3.222 km. The temblor was reported at 20:32:28 / 8:32 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: hv61151236. Ids that are associated to the event: hv61151236. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 3.222 km (2 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/01/16 / 2016-01-14 06:32:28 / January 14, 2016 @ 6:32 am.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Waimea (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 68 km (42 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 24 km ESE of Honaunau-Napoopoo, Hawaii.
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