A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Honaunau-Napoopoo in Hawaii. The temblor was reported at 12:26:58 / 12:26 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/08/17 / 2017-08-05 22:26:58 / August 5, 2017 @ 10:26 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: hv61856661. Unique identifier: hv61856661. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.53 km (1 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -155.60466 West, latitude 19.4720001 North, depth = 1.53 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 61 km (38 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Waimea.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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