Major magnitude 6.5 earthquake - 7.6 mi north of Kailua Kona, Hawaii County, USA, on Sunday, October 6, 1929 at 07:51 (GMT)
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Major magnitude 6.5 earthquake at 0 km depth
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 19.75°N / 156°W↗ (Hawaii, Hawaii, United States)
Antipode: 19.75°S / 24°E↗
Nearest volcano: Hualalai (15 km / 9 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) NW of Kalaoa (Hawaii County) (pop: 9,640) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (8 mi) N of Kailua-Kona (Hawaii County) (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) NNW of Captain Cook (pop: 3,430) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) SW of Waikoloa (pop: 4,810) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) SW of Waimea (Hawaii County) (pop: 9,210) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) NNW of Hawaiian Ocean View (pop: 4,440) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) W of Hilo (pop: 43,300) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (85 mi) SSE of Kahului (pop: 26,300) --> See nearby quakes!
248 km (154 mi) SE of East Honolulu (pop: 49,900) --> See nearby quakes!
260 km (161 mi) SE of Honolulu (pop: 371,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1014 joules (98.6 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 84802 tons of TNT or 5.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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