A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.07 (ml/mb) was reported 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Honaunau-Napoopoo in Hawaii on Thursday. The 3.07-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:16:31 / 10:16 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/01/17 / 2017-01-27 08:16:31 / January 27, 2017 @ 8:16 am. Exact location of earthquake, -155.6121667° West, 19.4283333° North, depth 2.652 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.652 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: hv61581056. Ids that are associated to the event: hv61581056.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Waimea. Epicenter of the event was 64 km (40 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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