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Earthquake: M 2.8 quake strikes near Waikoloa Village in Hawaii

Earthquake location 20.0603S, -155.8675WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (mg/mb) has striked on Thursday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Waikoloa Village in Hawaii. The temblor was reported at 06:15:55 / 6:15 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 25.3 km (16 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-01 04:15:55 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -155.8675 West, latitude 20.0603 North, depth 25.3 km.

Close countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 49 km (30 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Waikoloa Village (c. 6 400 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hōlualoa, Kailua, Kalaoa.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.8675° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 20.0603° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 25.3 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km NNW of Waikoloa Village, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-01-01 16:15:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-01-01 16:19:45 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 121 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 0.10779783 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.15 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 147.6 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 hv60825241 Id of event.
Event Code 60825241 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS hv60825241 A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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