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Minor earthquake, 2.86 mag has occurred near Volcano in Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.4363327S, -155.3106689WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 1.28 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: hv61469336. Ids that are associated to the event: hv61469336. Exact location, longitude -155.3106689° West, latitude 19.4363327° North, depth = 1.28 km. The 2.86-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:23:39 / 7:23 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/11/16 / 2016-11-05 17:23:39 / November 5, 2016 @ 5:23 pm UTC/GMT.

Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 39 km (25 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Waikoloa Village, Waimea, Kailua (min 5000 pop).

There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes 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 seven and in the last 365 days eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. 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: 7 km W of Volcano, Hawaii.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.86 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.3106689° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.4363327° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.28 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km W 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 2016-11-05 17:23:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-05 17:36:52 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 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 126 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 7 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.02393 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.26 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 216 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 hv61469336 Id of event.
Event Code 61469336 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv61469336, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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