A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Hawi in Hawaii on Thursday. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/02/17 / 2017-02-09 23:52:55 / February 9, 2017 @ 11:52 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -156.3423° West, 20.2151° North, depth 34.89 km. Unique identifier: us20008jkz. Ids that are associated to the event: hv61599871, us20008jkz. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:52:55 / 1:52 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 34.89 km (22 miles).
Event epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Kahului (c. 26 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Kīhei (c. 20 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Wailuku (c. 15 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop). Close 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 Wailuku, Kahului, Kailua.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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