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Minor earthquake, 3.06 mag was detected near Volcano in Hawaii



Earthquake location 19.4081669S, -155.2994995WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.06 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Friday. The epicenter was at a depth of 1.24 km (1 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/11/16 / 2016-11-05 02:48:37 / November 5, 2016 @ 2:48 am. Exact location, longitude -155.2994995° West, latitude 19.4081669° North, depth = 1.24 km. The temblor was picked up at 16:48:37 / 4:48 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: hv61468526. Event ids that are associated: hv61468526.

Event epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Waimea, Kailua, Hōlualoa (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, 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 nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km WSW of Volcano, Hawaii. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.06 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.2994995° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.4081669° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.24 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km WSW 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 02:48:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-05 02:54:39 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 144 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 41 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.001608 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.19 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 64 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 hv61468526 Id of event.
Event Code 61468526 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv61468526, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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