A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.72 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Kapaau in Hawaii on Friday. Exact location of event, longitude -155.7798309 West, latitude 20.1333332 North, depth = 18.27 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/09/18 / 2018-09-28 10:05:05 / September 28, 2018 @ 10:05 am. The temblor was picked up at 00:05:05 / 12:05 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 18.27 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: hv70617722. Event ids that are associated: hv70617722.
Event epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Waikoloa Village (c. 6 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hilo, Hōlualoa, Kailua. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days four thousand, five hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 11 km SSE of Kapaau, Hawaii. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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