A minor earthquake magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Honaunau-Napoopoo in Hawaii on Wednesday. Exact location of event, depth 48.58 km, -155.9103394° West, 19.435833° North. Id of earthquake: hv61265271. Event ids that are associated: hv61265271. The temblor was detected at 01:58:36 / 1:58 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 18/05/16 / 2016-05-18 11:58:36 / May 18, 2016 @ 11:58 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 48.58 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Waimea, Waikoloa Village, Kalaoa (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 24 km (15 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Waikoloa Village (c. 6 400 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 5 km WSW of Honaunau-Napoopoo, Hawaii. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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