A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.16 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Waikoloa in Hawaii on Tuesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv61483241. Id of event: hv61483241. The 3.16-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:23:43 / 10:23 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/11/16 / 2016-11-16 08:23:43 / November 16, 2016 @ 8:23 am. Exact location of event, longitude -155.6950073 West, latitude 19.8708324 North, depth = 33.63 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 33.63 km (21 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hilo, Kailua, Hōlualoa (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 65 km (41 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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