A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Kapaau in Hawaii. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 32.58 km (20 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/11/17 / 2017-11-15 11:44:45 / November 15, 2017 @ 11:44 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv61977496. Id of event: hv61977496. The temblor was picked up at 01:44:45 / 1:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.8190002 West, latitude 20.1791668 North, depth = 32.58 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Waikoloa Village (c. 6 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hōlualoa, Kailua, Kalaoa (min 5000 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 one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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