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Minor earthquake 3.03 mag, 24 km ESE of Honaunau-Napoopoo, Hawaii



Earthquake location 19.4068333S, -155.6361667WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.03 (ml/mb) strikes 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Honaunau-Napoopoo in Hawaii on Wednesday. Exact location, longitude -155.6361667° West, latitude 19.4068333° North, depth = 3.222 km. The temblor was reported at 20:32:28 / 8:32 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: hv61151236. Ids that are associated to the event: hv61151236. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 3.222 km (2 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/01/16 / 2016-01-14 06:32:28 / January 14, 2016 @ 6:32 am.

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Waimea (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 68 km (42 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every 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: 24 km ESE of Honaunau-Napoopoo, Hawaii.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.03 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.6361667° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.4068333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.222 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 24km ESE 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 2016-01-14 06:32:28 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-01-14 16:50:52 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 reviewed 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 141 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 40 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.009054 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.12 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 150 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 hv61151236 Id of event.
Event Code 61151236 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv61151236, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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