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Minor earthquake 2.8 mag, 16 km SE of Waimea, Hawaii



Earthquake location 19.9266663S, -155.5551605WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Waimea in Hawaii. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.47 km (10 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/01/16 / 2016-01-01 19:38:33 / January 1, 2016 @ 7:38 pm. The temblor was picked up at 09:38:33 / 9:38 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: hv61140076. Ids that are associated to the event: hv61140076. Exact location of event, longitude -155.5551605 West, latitude 19.9266663 North, depth = 15.47 km.

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hawaiian Paradise Park, Kailua, Hōlualoa. Epicenter of the event was 53 km (33 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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. 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: 16 km SE of Waimea, Hawaii.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.5551605° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.9266663° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 15.47 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km SE of Waimea, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-01-01 19:38:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-01-01 19:47:08 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 121 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 51 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1187 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.22 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 232 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 hv61140076 Id of event.
Event Code 61140076 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv61140076, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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