A minor earthquake magnitude 3.49 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Makawao in Hawaii on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.42 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.49-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:12:27 / 12:12 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -156.2863333 West, latitude 20.8251667 North, depth = 0.42 km. Event id: hv70559147. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv70559147. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/08/18 / 2018-08-22 10:12:27 / August 22, 2018 @ 10:12 am.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Napili-Honokowai, Lahaina, Waihee-Waiehu. Epicenter of the earthquake was 21 km (13 miles) from Kahului (c. 26 300 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Kīhei (c. 20 900 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Wailuku (c. 15 300 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Lahaina (c. 11 700 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Waihee-Waiehu (c. 8 800 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 4 km SE of Makawao, Hawaii.
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