A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Lana’i City in Hawaii. Exact location, longitude -156.899° West, latitude 20.408° North, depth = 34.7 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 34.7 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 00:55:25 / 12:55 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 15/09/18 / 2018-09-15 10:55:25 / September 15, 2018 @ 10:55 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: pt18258002. Ids that are associated to the event: pt18258002.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Haiku-Pauwela, Makawao, Pukalani (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from Kahului (c. 26 300 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Kīhei (c. 20 900 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Wailuku (c. 15 300 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Lahaina (c. 11 700 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Waihee-Waiehu (c. 8 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Haiku-Pauwela (c. 8 100 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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