A minor earthquake magnitude 3.03 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Kailua-Kona in Hawaii on Thursday. The epicenter was at a depth of 2.93 km (2 miles). Event id: hv71102637. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv71102637. Exact location of event, depth 2.93 km, -156.0573273° West, 19.623167° North. Global time and date of event 23/08/19 / 2019-08-23 05:54:01 / August 23, 2019 @ 5:54 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 19:54:01 / 7:54 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 7 km (5 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Waikoloa Village (c. 6 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Waimea, Waikoloa Village, Kalaoa (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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