A minor earthquake magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Kailua-Kona in Hawaii. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 09:58:30 / May 15, 2020 @ 9:58 am. The 2.89-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:58:30 / 11:58 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 9.02 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -156.3673401 West, latitude 19.5191669 North, depth = 9.02 km. Id of earthquake: hv71514072. Event ids that are associated: hv71514072.
The epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Waikoloa Village (c. 6 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Waikoloa Village, Kalaoa, Hōlualoa.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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