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Light earthquake 4.04 mag, 19 km SW of Leilani Estates, Hawaii



Earthquake location 19.3361664S, -155.0359955WA light earthquake magnitude 4.04 (ml/mb) strikes 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Leilani Estates in Hawaii on Friday. The epicenter was at a depth of 6.75 km (4 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/02/16 / 2016-02-12 19:23:05 / February 12, 2016 @ 7:23 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt16043052, hv61176206. Id of event: hv61176206. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.0359955 West, latitude 19.3361664 North, depth = 6.75 km. The temblor was detected at 09:23:05 / 9:23 am (local time epicenter).

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.

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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: 19 km SW of Leilani Estates, Hawaii.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.04 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.0359955° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.3361664° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.75 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 19km SW of Leilani Estates, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-02-12 19:23:05 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-12 19:28:53 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 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 251 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 ,pt,hv, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 62 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.07555 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.29 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 196 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 hv61176206 Id of event.
Event Code 61176206 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pt16043052,hv61176206, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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