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Minor earthquake: M2.6 quake strikes near Kailua-Kona in Hawaii



Earthquake location 19.6007S, -156.0765WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.6 (mg/mb) was reported Tuesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Kailua-Kona in Hawaii. The temblor was reported at 09:46:34 / 9:46 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 34.6 km (21 miles). Global time of event 2014-12-16 07:46:34 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -156.0765 West, latitude 19.6007 North, depth 34.6 km.

Close countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 10 km (6 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop), 14 km (8 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Waikoloa Village (c. 6 400 pop).

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -156.0765° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.6007° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 34.6 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km WSW of Kailua-Kona, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2014-12-16 19:46:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2014-12-16 19:50:52 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status AUTOMATIC Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 104 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network hv The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources hv A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1706799 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.16 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 237.6 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type Md The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID hv60817896 Id of event.
Event Code 60817896 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS hv60817896 A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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