A light earthquake magnitude 4.36 (ml/mb) strikes 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Pahala in Hawaii on Thursday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv61218721. Id of event: hv61218721. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.3061676 West, latitude 19.2566662 North, depth = 29.46 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 29.46 km (18 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 23:15:31 / 11:15 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/04/16 / 2016-04-01 09:15:31 / April 1, 2016 @ 9:15 am.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Waimea, Waikoloa Village, Kalaoa (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 57 km (36 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days eighty-one 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 earthquakes in the world each year.
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