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Minor earthquake: M2.8 quake has struck near Volcano in Hawaii



Earthquake location 19.3288326S, -155.1373291WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Friday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv61468386. Id of event: hv61468386. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:45:48 / 12:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -155.1373291° West, latitude 19.3288326° North, depth = 1.21 km. Global time and date of event 04/11/16 / 2016-11-04 22:45:48 / November 4, 2016 @ 10:45 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 1.21 km (1 miles).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 45 km (28 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop).

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 four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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. 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: 15 km SE of Volcano, Hawaii.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.1373291° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.3288326° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.21 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 15km SE 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 2016-11-04 22:45:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-04 22:51:30 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 121 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 57 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.04345 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.37 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 111 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 hv61468386 Id of event.
Event Code 61468386 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv61468386, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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