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Earthquake: M 2.5 quake strikes near Honoka’a in Hawaii



Earthquake location 20.0035S, -155.4663WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.5 (mg/mb) has striked on Monday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Honoka’a in Hawaii. The temblor was reported at 08:11:22 / 8:11 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 11.7 km (7 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-19 06:11:22 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -155.4663 West, latitude 20.0035 North, depth 11.7 km.

Close countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 22 km (13 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hawaiian Paradise Park, Kailua, Hōlualoa.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.4663° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 20.0035° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11.7 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km S of Honoka'a, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-01-19 18:11:22 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-01-19 18:14:59 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 96 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 0.16169675 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.31 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 194.4 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 hv60836191 Id of event.
Event Code 60836191 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS hv60836191 A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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