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Minor earthquake, 2.87 mag strikes near Volcano in Hawaii



Earthquake location 19.3256664S, -155.1261597WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) strikes 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Saturday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 3.91 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv61058591. Id of event: hv61058591. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/10/15 / 2015-10-11 03:37:55 / October 11, 2015 @ 3:37 am. Exact location of event, depth 3.91 km, -155.1261597° West, 19.3256664° North. The temblor was picked up at 17:37:55 / 5:37 pm (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. 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: 16 km SE of Volcano, Hawaii.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.87 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.1261597° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.3256664° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.91 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km SE 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 2015-10-11 03:37:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-11 03:57:01 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 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 127 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 63 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.03969 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 129 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 hv61058591 Id of event.
Event Code 61058591 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv61058591, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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