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Earthquake: M 2.7 quake strikes near Volcano in Hawaii



Earthquake location 19.4765S, -155.4327WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.7 (mg/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. The temblor was reported at 09:57:53 / 9:57 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 9.6 km (6 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-28 07:57:53 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -155.4327 West, latitude 19.4765 North, depth 9.6 km.

Close countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 46 km (28 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Waimea, Waikoloa Village, Kalaoa.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.4327° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.4765° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.6 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 21km WNW of Volcano, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-01-28 07:57:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-01-28 18:46:54 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 REVIEWED 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 112 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 0.04491576 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.13 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 43.2 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 hv60841801 Id of event.
Event Code 60841801 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS hv60841801 A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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