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Minor earthquake, 3.4 mag strikes near Volcano in Hawaii



Earthquake location 19.4061661S, -155.2511597WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Saturday. Id of earthquake: hv61233011. Event ids that are associated: hv61233011. Exact location of event, longitude -155.2511597 West, latitude 19.4061661 North, depth = 13.29 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13.29 km (8 miles). The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:39:37 / 8:39 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/04/16 / 2016-04-16 18:39:37 / April 16, 2016 @ 6:39 pm.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kailua, Waimea, Hōlualoa (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 40 km (25 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

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

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: 3 km SSW of Volcano, Hawaii.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.2511597° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.4061661° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 13.29 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km SSW of Volcano, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-04-16 18:39:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-16 18:55:44 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 10 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 181 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 62 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.01012 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.22 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 37 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 hv61233011 Id of event.
Event Code 61233011 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv61233011, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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