A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.01 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Captain Cook in Hawaii. Exact location, longitude -156.2863312° West, latitude 19.2369995° North, depth = 13.97 km. The temblor was picked up at 23:23:49 / 11:23 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.97 km (9 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv61891421. Id of event: hv61891421. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/09/17 / 2017-09-01 09:23:49 / September 1, 2017 @ 9:23 am UTC/GMT.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kalaoa, Hōlualoa, Kailua (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 54 km (34 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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