Earthquakes today

Current and latest world earthquakes breaking news, activity and articles today

Earthquake breaking news, Minor World Earthquakes Magnitude -3.9

Minor earthquake, 3.7 mag was detected near Kalaoa in Hawaii

Earthquake location 20.059S, -156.5042WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Kalaoa in Hawaii. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.72 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:45:49 / 10:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/02/17 / 2017-02-01 08:45:49 / February 1, 2017 @ 8:45 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -156.5042 West, latitude 20.059 North, depth = 35.72 km. Id of earthquake: us20008fqh. Event ids that are associated: us20008fqh.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kīhei, Hōlualoa, Waikoloa Village. Event epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Kīhei (c. 20 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Waikoloa Village (c. 6 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

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

How would you describe the shaking?

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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 65 km NW of Kalaoa, Hawaii.

Copyright © 2017 All rights reserved.

More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -156.5042° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 20.059° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35.72 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 65km NW of Kalaoa, 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 08:45:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-01 22:05:03 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 12 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 2.11 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 215 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 0.581 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.36 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 169 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 us20008fqh Id of event.
Event Code 20008fqh An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20008fqh, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

Leave a Reply