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Minor earthquake, 3.85 mag strikes near Honaunau-Napoopoo in Hawaii



Earthquake location 19.5386667S, -155.6025WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.85 (ml/mb) strikes 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Honaunau-Napoopoo in Hawaii on Monday. The 3.85-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:52:10 / 1:52 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv61154946. Id of event: hv61154946. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11.967 km (7 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.6025 West, latitude 19.5386667 North, depth = 11.967 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/01/16 / 2016-01-18 11:52:10 / January 18, 2016 @ 11:52 am.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hilo (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, 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 has struck near. 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: 28 km ENE of Honaunau-Napoopoo, Hawaii.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.85 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.6025° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.5386667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11.967 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 28km ENE 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 2016-01-18 11:52:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-01-18 13:14:03 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 5 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.3 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.82 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 230 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 60 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.02477 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.14 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 41 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 hv61154946 Id of event.
Event Code 61154946 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv61154946, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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