A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Honoka’a in Hawaii. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 16.75 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us2000h5pg. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000h5pg. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:22:51 / 7:22 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.3637 West, latitude 19.9592 North, depth = 16.75 km. Global time and date of event 30/08/18 / 2018-08-30 17:22:51 / August 30, 2018 @ 5:22 pm UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kailua, Hōlualoa, Kalaoa. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 38 km (24 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two hundred and six and in the last 365 days four thousand, seven hundred and fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 17 km SE of Honoka’a, Hawaii.
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