A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Kalaoa in Hawaii. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.72 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:45:49 / 10:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/02/17 / 2017-02-01 08:45:49 / February 1, 2017 @ 8:45 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -156.5042 West, latitude 20.059 North, depth = 35.72 km. Id of earthquake: us20008fqh. Event ids that are associated: us20008fqh.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kīhei, Hōlualoa, Waikoloa Village. Event epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Kīhei (c. 20 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Waikoloa Village (c. 6 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 65 km NW of Kalaoa, Hawaii.
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