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Minor earthquake 2.85 mag, 5 km WSW of Honaunau-Napoopoo, Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.435833S, -155.9103394WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Honaunau-Napoopoo in Hawaii on Wednesday. Exact location of event, depth 48.58 km, -155.9103394° West, 19.435833° North. Id of earthquake: hv61265271. Event ids that are associated: hv61265271. The temblor was detected at 01:58:36 / 1:58 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 18/05/16 / 2016-05-18 11:58:36 / May 18, 2016 @ 11:58 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 48.58 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Waimea, Waikoloa Village, Kalaoa (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 24 km (15 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Waikoloa Village (c. 6 400 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 5 km WSW of Honaunau-Napoopoo, Hawaii. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.85 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.9103394° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.435833° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 48.58 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km WSW of Honaunau-Napoopoo, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-05-18 11:58:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-05-18 12:05:07 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 125 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 0.05215 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.21 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 186 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 hv61265271 Id of event.
Event Code 61265271 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv61265271, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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