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Minor earthquake 2.85 mag, 17 km SW of Leilani Estates, Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.3396667S, -155.0155WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) strikes 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Leilani Estates in Hawaii on Sunday. Id of earthquake: hv61332996. Event ids that are associated: hv61332996. Exact location of event, longitude -155.0155 West, latitude 19.3396667 North, depth = 5.278 km. The 2.85-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:44:04 / 3:44 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.278 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/07/16 / 2016-07-11 01:44:04 / July 11, 2016 @ 1:44 am.

Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park. Epicenter of the earthquake was 44 km (27 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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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. 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: 17 km SW of Leilani Estates, Hawaii.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.85 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.0155° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.3396667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.278 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 17km SW of Leilani Estates, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-07-11 01:44:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-07-12 21:47:58 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 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 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 41 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.08404 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.15 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 206 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 hv61332996 Id of event.
Event Code 61332996 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv61332996, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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