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Minor earthquake, 3.1 mag was detected near Lana’i City in Hawaii

Earthquake location 20.2808S, -156.7798WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Lana’i City in Hawaii on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:20:02 / 2:20 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 10/01/17 / 2017-01-10 00:20:02 / January 10, 2017 @ 12:20 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us10007s7h. Ids that are associated to the event: hv61554246, us10007s7h. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -156.7798 West, latitude 20.2808 North, depth = 10 km.

Event epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Kahului (c. 26 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Kīhei (c. 20 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Wailuku (c. 15 300 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Lahaina (c. 11 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Waihee-Waiehu (c. 8 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Makawao, Napili-Honokowai, Pukalani (min 5000 pop).

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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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. 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: 62 km SSE of Lana’i City, Hawaii.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -156.7798° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 20.2808° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 62km SSE of Lana'i City, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-01-10 00:20:02 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-01-10 01:34:04 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 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 148 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 ,hv,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 0.688 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.63 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 163 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 us10007s7h Id of event.
Event Code 10007s7h An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv61554246,us10007s7h, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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