A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Honaunau-Napoopoo in Hawaii on Friday. The epicenter was at a depth of 0.02 km (0 miles). Global time and date of event 07/07/17 / 2017-07-07 22:14:41 / July 7, 2017 @ 10:14 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.92-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:14:41 / 12:14 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv61826846. Id of event: hv61826846. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.7415009 West, latitude 19.4588337 North, depth = 0.02 km.
Epicenter of the event was 75 km (46 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hilo, Waimea, Waikoloa Village. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 12 km E of Honaunau-Napoopoo, Hawaii. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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