A light earthquake magnitude 4.23 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Waimea in Hawaii. Exact location of earthquake, -155.56416320801° West, 19.864833831787° North, depth 23.299999237061 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: hv72281637. Ids that are associated to the event: pt20349001, hv72281637. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/12/20 / 2020-12-14 19:27:51 / December 14, 2020 @ 7:27 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23.299999237061 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 19:27:51 / 7:27 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hilo (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 20 km SSE of Waimea, Hawaii. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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