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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag has occurred near Volcano in Hawaii



Earthquake location 19.3893337S, -155.2801666WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/02/17 / 2017-02-01 00:39:03 / February 1, 2017 @ 12:39 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 2.65 km (2 miles). Exact location of event, depth 2.65 km, -155.2801666° West, 19.3893337° North. The temblor was picked up at 14:39:03 / 2:39 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: hv61587296. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv61587296.

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 43 km (27 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop).

There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 6 km SW of Volcano, Hawaii.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.2801666° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.3893337° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.65 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km SW 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 2017-02-01 00:39:03 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-01 00:44:50 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 43 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.003147 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.22 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 42 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 hv61587296 Id of event.
Event Code 61587296 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv61587296, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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