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Earthquake: M 2.5 quake strikes near Kalaoa in Hawaii



Earthquake location 19.7483S, -156.0005WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.5 (mg/mb) was reported Thursday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Kalaoa in Hawaii. The temblor was reported at 03:02:35 / 3:02 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 13.1 km (8 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-22 01:02:35 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -156.0005 West, latitude 19.7483 North, depth 13.1 km.

Close countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 12 km (8 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 3 km (2 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop), 15 km (10 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Waikoloa Village (c. 6 400 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Waimea, Waikoloa Village, Hōlualoa.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -156.0005° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.7483° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 13.1 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km NW of Kalaoa, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-01-22 13:02:35 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-01-22 13:08:19 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 0 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 0.1706799 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.23 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 183.6 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type Ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID hv60838146 Id of event.
Event Code 60838146 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS hv60838146 A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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