A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.28 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Waimea in Hawaii on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/09/16 / 2016-09-04 06:05:35 / September 4, 2016 @ 6:05 am. The temblor was detected at 20:05:35 / 8:05 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: hv61398651. Ids that are associated to the event: hv61398651. Exact location of earthquake, -155.623° West, 20.0185° North, depth 14.935 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 14.935 km (9 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hilo, Kailua, Hōlualoa. The epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 5 km (3 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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