A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Kalaoa in Hawaii on Wednesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/06/17 / 2017-06-08 03:08:30 / June 8, 2017 @ 3:08 am. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:08:30 / 5:08 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 29.65 km, -156.1039° West, 19.7337° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 29.65 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us20009l8w. Event ids that are associated: us20009l8w.
Earthquake epicenter was 16 km (10 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Waikoloa Village (c. 6 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Waimea, Waikoloa Village, Hōlualoa (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 12 km W of Kalaoa, Hawaii.
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