A minor earthquake magnitude 3.04 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Kailua-Kona in Hawaii. The 3.04-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:42:53 / 3:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 12.85 km, -156.1178284° West, 19.6273327° North. Id of earthquake: hv61177831. Event ids that are associated: hv61177831. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.85 km (8 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/02/16 / 2016-02-14 13:42:53 / February 14, 2016 @ 1:42 pm.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Waimea, Waikoloa Village, Kalaoa. Event epicenter was 13 km (8 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Waikoloa Village (c. 6 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy-four 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 respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 12 km W of Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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