A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Kahaluu-Keauhou in Hawaii on Friday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv61571051, us10007ubx. Id of event: us10007ubx. Global time and date of event 20/01/17 / 2017-01-20 16:15:49 / January 20, 2017 @ 4:15 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30.947 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 06:15:49 / 6:15 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -156.3463 West, latitude 19.361 North, depth = 30.947 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kalaoa, Hōlualoa, Kailua (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 48 km (30 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 46 km WSW of Kahaluu-Keauhou, Hawaii.
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