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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag was detected near Honoka’a in Hawaii

Earthquake location 20.6673S, -155.2164WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Honoka’a in Hawaii on Thursday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/04/16 / 2016-04-01 09:16:09 / April 1, 2016 @ 9:16 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv61218726, us20005dvu. Id of event: us20005dvu. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 22.77 km (14 miles). The temblor was picked up at 23:16:09 / 11:16 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -155.2164° West, latitude 20.6673° North, depth = 22.77 km.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Waimea (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 86 km (53 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 70 km NNE of Honoka’a, Hawaii.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.2164° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 20.6673° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 22.77 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 70km NNE of Honoka'a, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-04-01 09:16:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-01 12:30:22 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 252 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 2.35 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 377 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,hv,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.778 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.55 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 115 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us20005dvu Id of event.
Event Code 20005dvu An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv61218726,us20005dvu, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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