A light earthquake magnitude 4.32 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Pāhala in Hawaii. The epicenter was at a depth of 33.159999847412 km (21 miles). The 4.32-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:15:08 / 4:15 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -155.4041595459° West, latitude 19.226333618164° North, depth = 33.159999847412 km. Global time and date of event 15/01/21 / 2021-01-15 04:15:08 / January 15, 2021 @ 4:15 am UTC/GMT. Event id: hv72320262. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt21015050, hv72320262.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Waimea, Waikoloa Village, Kalaoa (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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. 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: 8 km ENE of Pāhala, Hawaii.
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