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Minor earthquake 3.17 mag, 6 km SW of Volcano, Hawaii



Earthquake location 19.3868332S, -155.2773285WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.17 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. Unique identifier: hv61406771. Ids that are associated to the event: hv61406771. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.34 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -155.2773285 West, latitude 19.3868332 North, depth = 1.34 km. The temblor was detected at 15:50:46 / 3:50 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 11/09/16 / 2016-09-11 01:50:46 / September 11, 2016 @ 1:50 am UTC/GMT.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kailua, Hōlualoa, Hilo (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 43 km (27 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 35 km (21 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km SW of Volcano, Hawaii. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.17 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.2773285° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.3868332° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.34 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km SW 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 2016-09-11 01:50:46 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-11 01:56:32 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 155 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 18 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.004152 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.3 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 108 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 hv61406771 Id of event.
Event Code 61406771 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv61406771, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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