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Minor earthquake 3.16 mag, 24 km SSE of Waimea, Hawaii



Earthquake location 19.8353329S, -155.5561676WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.16 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Waimea in Hawaii. All ids that are associated to the event: hv61223741. Unique identifier: hv61223741. The temblor was detected at 19:55:58 / 7:55 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/04/16 / 2016-04-06 05:55:58 / April 6, 2016 @ 5:55 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.19 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -155.5561676° West, latitude 19.8353329° North, depth = 20.19 km.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 50 km (31 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Kailua.

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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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: 24 km SSE of Waimea, Hawaii. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.16 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.5561676° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.8353329° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 20.19 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 24km SSE of Waimea, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-04-06 05:55:58 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-06 06:02:22 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 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 154 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 60 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.09775 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.24 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 109 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 hv61223741 Id of event.
Event Code 61223741 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv61223741, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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