A minor earthquake magnitude 2.97 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Ainaloa in Hawaii on Wednesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/06/16 / 2016-06-08 19:27:48 / June 8, 2016 @ 7:27 pm. The 2.97-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:27:48 / 9:27 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -154.9759979 West, latitude 19.493 North, depth = 38.89 km. All ids that are associated to the event: hv61291416. Unique identifier: hv61291416. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 38.89 km (24 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 29 km (18 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 1 km (1 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 4 km SSE of Ainaloa, Hawaii.
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