A light earthquake magnitude 4.04 (ml/mb) strikes 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Leilani Estates in Hawaii on Friday. The epicenter was at a depth of 6.75 km (4 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/02/16 / 2016-02-12 19:23:05 / February 12, 2016 @ 7:23 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt16043052, hv61176206. Id of event: hv61176206. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.0359955 West, latitude 19.3361664 North, depth = 6.75 km. The temblor was detected at 09:23:05 / 9:23 am (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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