A light earthquake with magnitude 4.71 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Kualapu’u in Hawaii. Unique identifier: hv61636051. Ids that are associated to the event: pt17068051, us100087x8, hv61636051. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -156.8668333° West, 21.7531667° North, depth 31.966 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 31.966 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/03/17 / 2017-03-09 13:03:39 / March 9, 2017 @ 1:03 pm. The 4.71-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:03:39 / 3:03 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lahaina, Waimānalo, Waihee-Waiehu. Epicenter of the event was 98 km (61 miles) from Kailua (c. 38 600 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Lahaina (c. 11 700 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Kaneohe Station (c. 9 500 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Waihee-Waiehu (c. 8 800 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Napili-Honokowai (c. 7 300 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Waimānalo (c. 5 500 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 58 km NNE of Kualapu’u, Hawaii.
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