A minor earthquake magnitude 2.93 (ml/mb) strikes 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Kapaau in Hawaii on Friday. Unique identifier: hv61201031. Ids that are associated to the event: hv61201031. Exact location, longitude -155.798996° West, latitude 20.4230003° North, depth = 16.15 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/03/16 / 2016-03-12 05:36:13 / March 12, 2016 @ 5:36 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 19:36:13 / 7:36 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 16.15 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Event epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Kīhei (c. 20 900 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from Haiku-Pauwela (c. 8 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Pukalani (c. 7 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Makawao (c. 7 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kīhei, Haiku-Pauwela, Pukalani (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 three and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 20 km N of Kapaau, Hawaii. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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