A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Honaunau-Napoopoo in Hawaii. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:25:57 / 4:25 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.7 km (1 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -155.59 West, latitude 19.455 North, depth = 1.7 km. All ids that are associated to the event: pt16250050. Unique identifier: pt16250050. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/09/16 / 2016-09-06 14:25:57 / September 6, 2016 @ 2:25 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Waimea (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 28 km E of Honaunau-Napoopoo, Hawaii.
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