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Minor earthquake, 2.82 mag has occurred near Volcano in Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.3033333S, -155.2166595WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) strikes 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.2166595 West, latitude 19.3033333 North, depth = 0.73 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.73 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/10/15 / 2015-10-06 17:47:06 / October 6, 2015 @ 5:47 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: hv61054426. Event ids that are associated: hv61054426. The temblor was reported at 07:47:06 / 7:47 am (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the event was 49 km (31 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 14 km S of Volcano, Hawaii.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.82 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.2166595° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.3033333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 0.73 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km S 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 2015-10-06 17:47:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-06 17:51:08 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 122 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 50 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.02325 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.26 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 98 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 hv61054426 Id of event.
Event Code 61054426 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv61054426, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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