A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 105 km WSW of Kailua-Kona, Hawaii (65 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -156.9539 West, latitude 19.351 North, depth = 18.86 km. Global time and date of event 22/08/16 / 2016-08-22 01:12:13 / August 22, 2016 @ 1:12 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 18.86 km (12 miles). The temblor was detected at 15:12:13 / 3:12 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10006fnc. Ids that are associated to the event: hv61382931, us10006fnc.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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: 105 km WSW of Kailua-Kona, Hawaii.
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