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Minor earthquake, 2.84 mag was detected near Honoka’a in Hawaii



Earthquake location 19.9855003S, -155.5438385WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) was reported 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Honoka’a in Hawaii on Thursday. The 2.84-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:56:02 / 12:56 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 40.65 km (25 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/01/16 / 2016-01-07 10:56:02 / January 7, 2016 @ 10:56 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: hv61145061. Ids that are associated to the event: hv61145061. Exact location of event, depth 40.65 km, -155.5438385° West, 19.9855003° North.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hawaiian Paradise Park, Kailua, Hōlualoa (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. 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: 13 km SW of Honoka’a, Hawaii.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.84 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.5438385° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.9855003° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 40.65 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km SW of Honoka'a, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-01-07 10:56:02 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-01-07 11:00:34 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 124 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 59 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.151 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 173 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 hv61145061 Id of event.
Event Code 61145061 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv61145061, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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