A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Fern Forest in Hawaii on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.9 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/12/20 / 2020-12-21 08:36:27 / December 21, 2020 @ 8:36 am. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:36:27 / 8:36 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -155.109° West, latitude 19.334° North, depth = 6.9 km. Id of earthquake: pt20356050. Event ids that are associated: pt20356050.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park. Epicenter of the earthquake was 44 km (27 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 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 five, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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