A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Kapaau in Hawaii on Friday. Unique identifier: us10004xi6. Ids that are associated to the event: hv61201031, us10004xi6. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.53 km (13 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/03/16 / 2016-03-12 05:36:09 / March 12, 2016 @ 5:36 am. Exact location, longitude -155.7371° West, latitude 20.4669° North, depth = 21.53 km. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:36:09 / 7:36 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 50 km (31 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Haiku-Pauwela (c. 8 100 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Pukalani (c. 7 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Makawao (c. 7 200 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Waikoloa Village (c. 6 400 pop). Nearby 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 Haiku-Pauwela, Pukalani, Makawao.
In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 26 km NNE of Kapaau, Hawaii. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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