A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Waikoloa in Hawaii. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/03/16 / 2016-03-20 16:43:59 / March 20, 2016 @ 4:43 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv61207881. Id of event: hv61207881. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 29.92 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 06:43:59 / 6:43 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -155.6866608° West, 19.8465004° North, depth 29.92 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hilo. Epicenter of the earthquake was 64 km (40 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 15 km SE of Waikoloa, Hawaii.
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