A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Kalaoa in Hawaii. The temblor was picked up at 09:46:14 / 9:46 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 34.5 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/07/17 / 2017-07-24 19:46:14 / July 24, 2017 @ 7:46 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a0j1. Id of event: us2000a0j1. Exact location, longitude -155.9985° West, latitude 19.827° North, depth = 34.5 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Waimea, Hōlualoa, Waikoloa Village (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 21 km (13 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Waikoloa Village (c. 6 400 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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 four and in the last 365 days ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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: 11 km N of Kalaoa, Hawaii.
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