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Minor earthquake, 2.96 mag was detected near Nanawale Estates in Hawaii



Earthquake location 19.4423332S, -153.6606598WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) was reported 131 km E of Nanawale Estates, Hawaii (81 miles) on Friday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv61065021. Id of event: hv61065021. Exact location of earthquake, -153.6606598° West, 19.4423332° North, depth 11.18 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.18 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/10/15 / 2015-10-16 16:27:42 / October 16, 2015 @ 4:27 pm. The temblor was reported at 06:27:42 / 6:27 am (local time epicenter).

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

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 131 km E of Nanawale Estates, Hawaii.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.96 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -153.6606598° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.4423332° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11.18 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 131km E of Nanawale Estates, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-10-16 16:27:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-16 16:32:57 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 135 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 34 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.33 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 333 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 hv61065021 Id of event.
Event Code 61065021 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv61065021, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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