A minor earthquake magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Leilani Estates in Hawaii. The temblor was detected at 03:57:42 / 3:57 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 22/07/16 / 2016-07-22 13:57:42 / July 22, 2016 @ 1:57 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -154.8393402° West, 19.4208336° North, depth 39.53 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 39.53 km (25 miles). Unique identifier: hv61349156. Ids that are associated to the event: hv61349156.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 43 km (27 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 9 km ESE of Leilani Estates, Hawaii.
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