A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Papa’ikou in Hawaii. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41.9 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: pt19224001. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt19224001. The temblor was picked up at 04:41:56 / 4:41 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -155.033° West, latitude 19.804° North, depth = 41.9 km. Global time and date of event 12/08/19 / 2019-08-12 14:41:56 / August 12, 2019 @ 2:41 pm UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 10 km (6 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Waikoloa Village (c. 6 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Waikoloa Village, Waimea, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km ENE of Papa’ikou, Hawaii. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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