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Light earthquake, 4.36 mag has occurred near Pahala in Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.2566662S, -155.3061676WA light earthquake magnitude 4.36 (ml/mb) strikes 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Pahala in Hawaii on Thursday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv61218721. Id of event: hv61218721. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.3061676 West, latitude 19.2566662 North, depth = 29.46 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 29.46 km (18 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 23:15:31 / 11:15 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/04/16 / 2016-04-01 09:15:31 / April 1, 2016 @ 9:15 am.

Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Waimea, Waikoloa Village, Kalaoa (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 57 km (36 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days eighty-one 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 earthquakes in the world each year.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 19 km ENE of Pahala, Hawaii.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.36 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.3061676° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.2566662° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 29.46 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 19km ENE of Pahala, 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 09:15:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-01 09:48:38 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 207 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.78 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 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 377 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 12 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.07872 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.09 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 210 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 hv61218721 Id of event.
Event Code 61218721 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv61218721, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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