A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Kahaluu-Keauhou in Hawaii on Thursday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv61572897. Id of event: hv61572897. The temblor was detected at 03:54:19 / 3:54 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -156.0133362 West, latitude 19.5004997 North, depth = 8.27 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 8.27 km (5 miles). Global time and date of event 03/08/17 / 2017-08-03 13:54:19 / August 3, 2017 @ 1:54 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Waimea, Waikoloa Village, Kalaoa (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 16 km (10 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Waikoloa Village (c. 6 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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