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Minor earthquake, 3 mag has occurred near Kailua-Kona in Hawaii



Earthquake location 19.6649S, -156.1744WA minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Kailua-Kona in Hawaii. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 26.21 km (16 miles). The temblor was reported at 07:24:04 / 7:24 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us100074d4. Ids that are associated to the event: us100074d4. Global time and date of event 05/11/16 / 2016-11-05 17:24:04 / November 5, 2016 @ 5:24 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -156.1744° West, latitude 19.6649° North, depth = 26.21 km.

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 19 km (12 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Waikoloa Village (c. 6 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Waimea, Waikoloa Village, Hōlualoa.

There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 seven and in the last 365 days eighty-one 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.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 18 km W of Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -156.1744° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.6649° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 26.21 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 18km W of Kailua-Kona, 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 17:24:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-05 20:13:09 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 5 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 reviewed 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 140 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.274 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.45 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 177 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 us100074d4 Id of event.
Event Code 100074d4 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100074d4, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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