A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Waikoloa Village in Hawaii on Saturday. The temblor was detected at 18:46:28 / 6:46 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: hv70907551. Event ids that are associated: hv70907551. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.57 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -155.8413391° West, 19.8260002° North, depth 13.57 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/04/19 / 2019-04-14 04:46:28 / April 14, 2019 @ 4:46 am.
The epicenter was 26 km (16 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Waikoloa Village (c. 6 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Waimea, Kailua, Hōlualoa.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days four thousand, seven hundred and seventy-four 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 11 km S of Waikoloa Village, Hawaii.
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