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Minor earthquake, 3.16 mag strikes near Waikoloa in Hawaii



Earthquake location 19.8708324S, -155.6950073WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.16 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Waikoloa in Hawaii on Tuesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv61483241. Id of event: hv61483241. The 3.16-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:23:43 / 10:23 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/11/16 / 2016-11-16 08:23:43 / November 16, 2016 @ 8:23 am. Exact location of event, longitude -155.6950073 West, latitude 19.8708324 North, depth = 33.63 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 33.63 km (21 miles).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hilo, Kailua, Hōlualoa (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 65 km (41 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 12 km SE of Waikoloa, Hawaii.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.16 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.6950073° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.8708324° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 33.63 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km SE of Waikoloa, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-11-16 08:23:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-16 08:31:47 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 2.7 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 154 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 60 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.18 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 hv61483241 Id of event.
Event Code 61483241 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv61483241, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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