A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.09 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Honaunau-Napoopoo in Hawaii. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv61718271. Id of event: hv61718271. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.655 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 3.655 km, -155.621° West, 19.4293333° North. The temblor was detected at 14:28:46 / 2:28 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 28/04/17 / 2017-04-28 00:28:46 / April 28, 2017 @ 12:28 am UTC/GMT.
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 Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Waimea. Epicenter of the event was 65 km (40 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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