A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Kalaoa in Hawaii. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/12/20 / 2020-12-08 16:46:32 / December 8, 2020 @ 4:46 pm. Id of earthquake: us7000cp6k. Event ids that are associated: us7000cp6k. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:46:32 / 4:46 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -156.3986 West, latitude 19.9139 North, depth = 5 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Waimea, Waikoloa Village, Hōlualoa (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 53 km (33 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Waikoloa Village (c. 6 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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