A minor earthquake magnitude 3.11 (ml/mb) strikes 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Waikoloa Village in Hawaii on Wednesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 12.25 km (8 miles). The 3.11-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:42:24 / 5:42 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: hv70615022. Event ids that are associated: us1000h33u, hv70615022. Exact location of earthquake, -155.8513333° West, 20.0655° North, depth 12.25 km. Global time and date of event 27/09/18 / 2018-09-27 03:42:24 / September 27, 2018 @ 3:42 am UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hōlualoa, Kailua, Kalaoa (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 50 km (31 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Waikoloa Village (c. 6 400 pop). Nearby 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 four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days four thousand, five hundred and fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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