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Minor earthquake, 3.6 mag strikes near Kihei in Hawaii

Earthquake location 20.782S, -156.527WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Kihei in Hawaii on Monday. The temblor was reported at 04:03:41 / 4:03 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 25 km (16 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pt16088051. Unique identifier: pt16088051. Exact location, longitude -156.527° West, latitude 20.782° North, depth = 25 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/03/16 / 2016-03-28 14:03:41 / March 28, 2016 @ 2:03 pm.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Haiku-Pauwela, Napili-Honokowai, Makawao. Event epicenter was 14 km (9 miles) from Kahului (c. 26 300 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Kīhei (c. 20 900 pop), 12 km (8 miles) from Wailuku (c. 15 300 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Lahaina (c. 11 700 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Waihee-Waiehu (c. 8 800 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Haiku-Pauwela (c. 8 100 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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: 6 km W of Kihei, Hawaii.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -156.527° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 20.782° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 25 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km W of Kihei, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-03-28 14:03:41 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-03-28 14:14:35 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 16 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.3 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 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 206 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network pt The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,pt, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 45 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 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 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 pt16088051 Id of event.
Event Code 16088051 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pt16088051, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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