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Minor earthquake, 3.19 mag has occurred near Honaunau-Napoopoo in Hawaii



Earthquake location 19.4230003S, -155.6035004WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.19 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Honaunau-Napoopoo in Hawaii. Exact location of event, longitude -155.6035004 West, latitude 19.4230003 North, depth = 2.84 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv61054176. Id of event: hv61054176. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.84 km (2 miles). The temblor was picked up at 22:18:08 / 10:18 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/10/15 / 2015-10-06 08:18:08 / October 6, 2015 @ 8:18 am.

The epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hawaiian Paradise Park, Waimea, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop).

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

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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: 27 km E of Honaunau-Napoopoo, Hawaii.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.19 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.6035004° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.4230003° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.84 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 27km E of Honaunau-Napoopoo, 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 08:18:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-06 08:24:24 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 157 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 60 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.02869 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 45 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 hv61054176 Id of event.
Event Code 61054176 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv61054176, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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