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Minor earthquake, 3.04 mag was detected near Kailua-Kona in Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.6273327S, -156.1178284WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.04 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Kailua-Kona in Hawaii. The 3.04-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:42:53 / 3:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 12.85 km, -156.1178284° West, 19.6273327° North. Id of earthquake: hv61177831. Event ids that are associated: hv61177831. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.85 km (8 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/02/16 / 2016-02-14 13:42:53 / February 14, 2016 @ 1:42 pm.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Waimea, Waikoloa Village, Kalaoa. Event epicenter was 13 km (8 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Waikoloa Village (c. 6 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy-four 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 respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 12 km W of Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.04 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -156.1178284° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.6273327° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 12.85 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km W of Kailua-Kona, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-02-14 13:42:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-14 13:55:01 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 3.1 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 142 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 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 201 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 hv61177831 Id of event.
Event Code 61177831 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv61177831, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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