A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Kalaoa in Hawaii on Wednesday. The temblor was detected at 00:50:06 / 12:50 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20008ifx. Event ids that are associated: hv61597736, us20008ifx. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/02/17 / 2017-02-08 10:50:06 / February 8, 2017 @ 10:50 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -156.4575 West, latitude 20.0915 North, depth = 7.8 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.8 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 74 km (46 miles) from Kīhei (c. 20 900 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Waikoloa Village (c. 6 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hōlualoa, Kīhei, Kailua (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 64 km NW of Kalaoa, Hawaii.
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