A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Keokea in Hawaii. The temblor was picked up at 14:24:32 / 2:24 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -156.3637 West, latitude 20.3162 North, depth = 34.57 km. Event id: us10007v9i. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv61575856, us10007v9i. The epicenter was at a depth of 34.57 km (21 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/01/17 / 2017-01-24 00:24:32 / January 24, 2017 @ 12:24 am.
Earthquake epicenter was 65 km (41 miles) from Kahului (c. 26 300 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Kīhei (c. 20 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Wailuku (c. 15 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Lahaina (c. 11 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kalaoa, Waikoloa Village, Lahaina. Close 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, 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 have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 43 km S of Keokea, Hawaii.
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