A minor earthquake magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Honaunau-Napoopoo in Hawaii on Friday. All ids that are associated to the event: hv71405457. Unique identifier: hv71405457. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.79 km (4 miles). The temblor was picked up at 18:47:42 / 6:47 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 6.79 km, -155.8828278° West, 19.3969994° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/02/20 / 2020-02-29 04:47:42 / February 29, 2020 @ 4:47 am.
Earthquake epicenter was 29 km (18 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Waikoloa Village (c. 6 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Waimea, Waikoloa Village, Kalaoa (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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