A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Kalaoa in Hawaii on Wednesday. Event id: us20008fun. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv61588521, us20008fun. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/02/17 / 2017-02-01 20:08:27 / February 1, 2017 @ 8:08 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 10:08:27 / 10:08 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 32.349 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -156.4878° West, latitude 20.0668° North, depth = 32.349 km.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kīhei, Hōlualoa, Waikoloa Village (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 77 km (48 miles) from Kīhei (c. 20 900 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Waikoloa Village (c. 6 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 64 km NW of Kalaoa, Hawaii. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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