A minor earthquake magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Kailua-Kona in Hawaii. Exact location of earthquake, -156.451828° West, 19.600666° North, depth 4.69 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv71198411. Id of event: hv71198411. The 2.96-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:35:27 / 1:35 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 26/10/19 / 2019-10-26 11:35:27 / October 26, 2019 @ 11:35 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4.69 km (3 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Waikoloa Village, Hōlualoa, Kalaoa (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 49 km (30 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Waikoloa Village (c. 6 400 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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