A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Mākena in Hawaii on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude -156.2878 West, latitude 20.3119 North, depth = 34.86 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/12/20 / 2020-12-27 19:02:47 / December 27, 2020 @ 7:02 pm. The temblor was detected at 19:02:47 / 7:02 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000d3hd. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d3hd. The epicenter was at a depth of 34.86 km (22 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lahaina, Kalaoa, Waimea (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Kahului (c. 26 300 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Kīhei (c. 20 900 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Wailuku (c. 15 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Lahaina (c. 11 700 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 41 km SSE of Mākena, Hawaii.
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