A minor earthquake magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Kihei in Hawaii. The 2.99-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:20:06 / 2:20 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10.38 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: hv61554246. Ids that are associated to the event: hv61554246. Global time and date of event 10/01/17 / 2017-01-10 00:20:06 / January 10, 2017 @ 12:20 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -156.6976624 West, latitude 20.4038334 North, depth = 10.38 km.
Epicenter of the event was 59 km (37 miles) from Kahului (c. 26 300 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Kīhei (c. 20 900 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Wailuku (c. 15 300 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Lahaina (c. 11 700 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Waihee-Waiehu (c. 8 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Haiku-Pauwela, Makawao, Napili-Honokowai (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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