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Minor earthquake, 2.82 mag was detected near Volcano in Hawaii



Earthquake location 19.3785S, -155.2313333WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.099 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -155.2313333° West, 19.3785° North, depth 1.099 km. The 2.82-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:20:45 / 10:20 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: hv61389616. Event ids that are associated: hv61389616. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/08/16 / 2016-08-26 08:20:45 / August 26, 2016 @ 8:20 am UTC/GMT.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park. Epicenter of the event was 42 km (26 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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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. 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: 5 km S of Volcano, Hawaii.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.82 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.2313333° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.3785° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.099 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km S of Volcano, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-08-26 08:20:45 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-02 16:47:36 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 122 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 32 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.01004 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.11 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 86 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 hv61389616 Id of event.
Event Code 61389616 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv61389616, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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