A light earthquake magnitude 4.51 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Waikoloa Village in Hawaii. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/02/17 / 2017-02-17 15:33:29 / February 17, 2017 @ 3:33 pm. The temblor was detected at 05:33:29 / 5:33 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.76 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: pt17048050, hv61610021. Unique identifier: hv61610021. Exact location of earthquake, -156.0180054° West, 20.0655003° North, depth 8.76 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 89 km (55 miles) from Kīhei (c. 20 900 pop), 47 km (30 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Pukalani (c. 7 600 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Makawao (c. 7 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Makawao, Pukalani, Kīhei.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 24 km NW of Waikoloa Village, Hawaii.
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