A minor earthquake magnitude 3.11 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Honaunau-Napoopoo in Hawaii. The epicenter was at a depth of 4.01 km (2 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv61206376. Id of event: hv61206376. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/03/16 / 2016-03-18 23:27:13 / March 18, 2016 @ 11:27 pm. Exact location, longitude -155.6036682° West, latitude 19.4261665° North, depth = 4.01 km. The temblor was detected at 13:27:13 / 1:27 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 64 km (39 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Waimea (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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: 27 km E of Honaunau-Napoopoo, Hawaii.
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