A minor earthquake magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) strikes 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Honaunau-Napoopoo in Hawaii on Saturday. Event id: hv61698791. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv61698791. Exact location, longitude -155.6503296° West, latitude 19.4729996° North, depth = 0.73 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/04/17 / 2017-04-16 03:11:28 / April 16, 2017 @ 3:11 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.73 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 17:11:28 / 5:11 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hilo (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 65 km (41 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days ninety-five 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.
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