A minor earthquake magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Waialua in Hawaii. The 2.82-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:12:26 / 2:12 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -156.8608333 West, latitude 21.3105 North, depth = 0.14 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0.14 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/02/20 / 2020-02-17 12:12:26 / February 17, 2020 @ 12:12 pm. Event id: hv71386947. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv71386947.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Makawao, Pukalani, Kīhei. Epicenter of the earthquake was 61 km (38 miles) from Kahului (c. 26 300 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Kīhei (c. 20 900 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Wailuku (c. 15 300 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Lahaina (c. 11 700 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Waihee-Waiehu (c. 8 800 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 25 km NNW of Waialua, Hawaii.
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