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Minor earthquake, 2.87 mag was detected near Volcano in Hawaii



Earthquake location 19.3126659S, -155.2236633WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. The temblor was detected at 14:12:01 / 2:12 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/02/16 / 2016-02-06 00:12:01 / February 6, 2016 @ 12:12 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 1.48 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -155.2236633 West, latitude 19.3126659 North, depth = 1.48 km. Event id: hv61170771. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv61170771.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park. Event epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

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

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 13 km S of Volcano, Hawaii.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.87 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.2236633° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.3126659° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.48 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km S of Volcano, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-02-06 00:12:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-06 00:17:44 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 127 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 58 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.03128 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.25 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 76 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 hv61170771 Id of event.
Event Code 61170771 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv61170771, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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