A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Kailua-Kona in Hawaii. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 26.21 km (16 miles). The temblor was reported at 07:24:04 / 7:24 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us100074d4. Ids that are associated to the event: us100074d4. Global time and date of event 05/11/16 / 2016-11-05 17:24:04 / November 5, 2016 @ 5:24 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -156.1744° West, latitude 19.6649° North, depth = 26.21 km.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 19 km (12 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Waikoloa Village (c. 6 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Waimea, Waikoloa Village, Hōlualoa.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 18 km W of Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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