A minor earthquake magnitude 3.12 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Hawaiian Ocean View in Hawaii. Global time and date of event 17/08/19 / 2019-08-17 09:46:43 / August 17, 2019 @ 9:46 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 23:46:43 / 11:46 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: hv71091507. Unique identifier: hv71091507. Exact location of event, longitude -156.1781616 West, latitude 19.0428333 North, depth = 16.27 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16.27 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Event epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kalaoa, Kailua, Hōlualoa (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 43 km W of Hawaiian Ocean View, Hawaii.
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