A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) was reported 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Honaunau-Napoopoo in Hawaii on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.61 km (1 miles). The 2.81-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:16:20 / 6:16 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -155.6113281° West, latitude 19.4319992° North, depth = 1.61 km. All ids that are associated to the event: hv61868511. Unique identifier: hv61868511. Global time and date of event 13/08/17 / 2017-08-13 16:16:20 / August 13, 2017 @ 4:16 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquake epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Waimea.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, 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. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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