A minor earthquake magnitude 3.49 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Kapaau in Hawaii. The 3.49-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:29:29 / 8:29 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: hv70883486. Unique identifier: hv70883486. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/03/19 / 2019-03-30 06:29:29 / March 30, 2019 @ 6:29 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.779007 West, latitude 20.2188339 North, depth = 11.83 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.83 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Event epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Waikoloa Village (c. 6 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hōlualoa, Kailua, Kalaoa.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four thousand, four hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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