A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.72 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Honoka’a in Hawaii. Global time and date of event 23/01/18 / 2018-01-23 09:38:33 / January 23, 2018 @ 9:38 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 75.65 km (47 miles). The 3.72-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:38:33 / 11:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 75.65 km, -155.2301636° West, 20.5721664° North. Id of earthquake: hv70019712. Event ids that are associated: hv70019712.
The epicenter was 76 km (48 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Waimea. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 59 km NNE of Honoka’a, Hawaii.
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