A light earthquake magnitude 4.28 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Hawaiian Ocean View in Hawaii. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/06/17 / 2017-06-21 20:09:06 / June 21, 2017 @ 8:09 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: hv61807446. Event ids that are associated: at00orwyn4, hv61807446. Exact location of event, longitude -155.5494995 West, latitude 18.9401665 North, depth = 38.82 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 38.82 km (24 miles). The temblor was detected at 10:09:06 / 10:09 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kailua, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hōlualoa (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
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 two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 26 km ESE of Hawaiian Ocean View, Hawaii.
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