A light earthquake with magnitude 4.41 (ml/mb) was reported 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Leilani Estates in Hawaii on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.0266667 West, latitude 19.3683333 North, depth = 8.49 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.49 km (5 miles). The temblor was reported at 06:50:32 / 6:50 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/08/18 / 2018-08-09 16:50:32 / August 9, 2018 @ 4:50 pm. Event id: hv70532117. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt18221001, us1000g5wd, hv70532117. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 41 km (25 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three hundred, in the past 30 days one thousand, six hundred and thirty-five and in the last 365 days four thousand, seven hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 22 km SSW of Leilani Estates, Hawaii.
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