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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag was detected near Volcano in Hawaii



Earthquake location 19.1140003S, -155.1091614WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. The temblor was picked up at 07:59:57 / 7:59 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: hv61472351. Ids that are associated to the event: hv61472351. Exact location, longitude -155.1091614° West, latitude 19.1140003° North, depth = 47.95 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 47.95 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/11/16 / 2016-11-07 17:59:57 / November 7, 2016 @ 5:59 pm.

Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 68 km (43 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 37 km SSE of Volcano, Hawaii. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.1091614° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.1140003° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 47.95 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 37km SSE 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 2016-11-07 17:59:57 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-07 18:03:33 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 53 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.172 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.24 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 229 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type md The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID hv61472351 Id of event.
Event Code 61472351 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv61472351, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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