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Minor earthquake, 2.96 mag was detected near Leilani Estates in Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.2958336S, -154.9954987WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Leilani Estates in Hawaii. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 34.59 km (21 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -154.9954987° West, 19.2958336° North, depth 34.59 km. Global time and date of event 18/07/16 / 2016-07-18 12:28:18 / July 18, 2016 @ 12:28 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.96-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:28:18 / 2:28 am (local time epicenter). Event id: hv61344131. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv61344131.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park. Event epicenter was 49 km (31 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop). Close 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 four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 20 km SSW of Leilani Estates, Hawaii.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.96 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -154.9954987° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.2958336° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 34.59 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 20km SSW 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 2016-07-18 12:28:18 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-07-18 12:34:18 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 135 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 50 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1266 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.32 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 220 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 hv61344131 Id of event.
Event Code 61344131 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv61344131, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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