A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.97 (ml/mb) was reported 125 km SSW of Hawaiian Ocean View, Hawaii (78 miles) on Friday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/05/16 / 2016-05-27 13:46:14 / May 27, 2016 @ 1:46 pm. The 2.97-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:46:14 / 3:46 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.5 km (8 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -156.3119965° West, 18.0651665° North, depth 12.5 km. Id of earthquake: hv61275001. Event ids that are associated: hv61275001.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 125 km SSW of Hawaiian Ocean View, Hawaii.
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