A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 77 km N of Kualapu’u, Hawaii (48 miles). The temblor was detected at 22:39:32 / 10:39 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -156.8963 West, latitude 21.8447 North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/02/19 / 2019-02-21 08:39:32 / February 21, 2019 @ 8:39 am. Event id: us2000jlq8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv70820286, us2000jlq8.
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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 77 km N of Kualapu’u, Hawaii.
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