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Minor earthquake, 2.89 mag has occurred near Leilani Estates in Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.4208336S, -154.8393402WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Leilani Estates in Hawaii. The temblor was detected at 03:57:42 / 3:57 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 22/07/16 / 2016-07-22 13:57:42 / July 22, 2016 @ 1:57 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -154.8393402° West, 19.4208336° North, depth 39.53 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 39.53 km (25 miles). Unique identifier: hv61349156. Ids that are associated to the event: hv61349156.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 43 km (27 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 9 km ESE of Leilani Estates, Hawaii.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.89 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -154.8393402° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.4208336° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 39.53 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km ESE 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 2016-07-22 13:57:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-07-22 14:03:50 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 128 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 61 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.0752 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 273 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 hv61349156 Id of event.
Event Code 61349156 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv61349156, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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