A light earthquake with magnitude 4.01 (ml/mb) was reported 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Honaunau-Napoopoo in Hawaii on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, -155.5923309° West, 19.4654999° North, depth 2.39 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2.39 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 06/09/16 / 2016-09-06 14:25:57 / September 6, 2016 @ 2:25 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: hv61400896. Event ids that are associated: pt16250050, hv61400896. The 4.01-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:25:57 / 4:25 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 60 km (37 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Waimea (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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