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Minor earthquake: M2.88 quake has struck near Volcano in Hawaii



Earthquake location 19.3864994S, -155.2476654WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Tuesday. The 2.88-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:43:04 / 7:43 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 2.99 km, -155.2476654° West, 19.3864994° North. Event id: hv61401641. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv61401641. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/09/16 / 2016-09-07 05:43:04 / September 7, 2016 @ 5:43 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.99 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 42 km (26 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop).

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

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 5 km SSW of Volcano, Hawaii.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.88 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.2476654° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.3864994° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.99 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km SSW 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 2016-09-07 05:43:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-07 05:48:44 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 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 47 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.003579 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.31 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 53 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 hv61401641 Id of event.
Event Code 61401641 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv61401641, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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