A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) was reported 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Kailua-Kona in Hawaii on Wednesday. The 2.88-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:53:14 / 6:53 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 21/12/16 / 2016-12-21 16:53:14 / December 21, 2016 @ 4:53 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 111.74 km (69 miles). Exact location of event, depth 111.74 km, -156.2344971° West, 19.5703335° North. All ids that are associated to the event: hv61527936. Unique identifier: hv61527936.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 27 km (17 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Waikoloa Village (c. 6 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Waikoloa Village, Kalaoa, Hōlualoa.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 26 km WSW of Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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