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Minor earthquake: M3 quake has struck near Captain Cook in Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.28S, -156.3152WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Captain Cook in Hawaii. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/09/15 / 2015-09-28 01:21:45 / September 28, 2015 @ 1:21 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 15:21:45 / 3:21 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: hv61047451, us10003iye. Unique identifier: us10003iye. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41.771 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -156.3152 West, latitude 19.28 North, depth = 41.771 km.

Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kalaoa, Hōlualoa, Kailua (min 5000 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 47 km WSW of Captain Cook, Hawaii. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -156.3152° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.28° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 41.771 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 47km WSW of Captain Cook, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-09-28 01:21:45 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-05 03:40:11 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 138 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,hv,us, 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 0.422 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.64 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 297 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 us10003iye Id of event.
Event Code 10003iye An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv61047451,us10003iye, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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