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Minor earthquake, 2.95 mag has occurred near Waimea in Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.8416672S, -155.5688324WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Waimea in Hawaii. All ids that are associated to the event: hv61237451. Unique identifier: hv61237451. The epicenter was at a depth of 21.44 km (13 miles). Exact location, longitude -155.5688324° West, latitude 19.8416672° North, depth = 21.44 km. The temblor was reported at 12:55:01 / 12:55 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 21/04/16 / 2016-04-21 22:55:01 / April 21, 2016 @ 10:55 pm UTC/GMT.

The epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hilo (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 two, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 22 km SSE of Waimea, Hawaii.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.95 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.5688324° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.8416672° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 21.44 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22km 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 2016-04-21 22:55:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-21 23:05:27 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 7 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 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 137 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 57 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.08481 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.14 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 110 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 hv61237451 Id of event.
Event Code 61237451 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv61237451, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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