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Minor earthquake, 2.93 mag has occurred near Kapaau in Hawaii

Earthquake location 20.4230003S, -155.798996WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.93 (ml/mb) strikes 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Kapaau in Hawaii on Friday. Unique identifier: hv61201031. Ids that are associated to the event: hv61201031. Exact location, longitude -155.798996° West, latitude 20.4230003° North, depth = 16.15 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/03/16 / 2016-03-12 05:36:13 / March 12, 2016 @ 5:36 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 19:36:13 / 7:36 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 16.15 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Event epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Kīhei (c. 20 900 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from Haiku-Pauwela (c. 8 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Pukalani (c. 7 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Makawao (c. 7 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kīhei, Haiku-Pauwela, Pukalani (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 20 km N of Kapaau, Hawaii. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.93 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.798996° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 20.4230003° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 16.15 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 20km N of Kapaau, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-03-12 05:36:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-03-12 05:40:22 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 132 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 52 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.2969 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.34 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 185 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type md The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID hv61201031 Id of event.
Event Code 61201031 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv61201031, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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