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Minor earthquake 3.2 mag, 18 km SE of Waimanalo Beach, Hawaii



Earthquake location 21.2386S, -157.5646WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Waimanalo Beach in Hawaii on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, -157.5646° West, 21.2386° North, depth 14.09 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.09 km (9 miles). The temblor was reported at 02:19:06 / 2:19 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20005fnj. Event ids that are associated: us20005fnj. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/04/16 / 2016-04-05 12:19:06 / April 5, 2016 @ 12:19 pm.

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 31 km (19 miles) from Honolulu (c. 371 700 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Pearl City, Manana (c. 47 700 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Kailua (c. 38 600 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Waipahu (c. 38 200 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Kāne‘ohe (c. 34 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mākaha, Wai‘anae, Mā‘ili (min 5000 pop).

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 one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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 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: 18 km SE of Waimanalo Beach, Hawaii.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -157.5646° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 21.2386° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 14.09 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 18km SE of Waimanalo Beach, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-04-05 12:19:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-05 21:20:14 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 13 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.2 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 162 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 ,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 0.411 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.47 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 150 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 us20005fnj Id of event.
Event Code 20005fnj An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20005fnj, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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