A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Waihee-Waiehu in Hawaii. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24.6 km (15 miles). Event id: pt17068051. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt17068051. Exact location of event, depth 24.6 km, -156.448° West, 21.173° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/03/17 / 2017-03-09 13:03:48 / March 9, 2017 @ 1:03 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:03:48 / 3:03 am (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 31 km (19 miles) from Kahului (c. 26 300 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Kīhei (c. 20 900 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Wailuku (c. 15 300 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Lahaina (c. 11 700 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Waihee-Waiehu (c. 8 800 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Haiku-Pauwela (c. 8 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kīhei, Lahaina, Pukalani (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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