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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag was detected near Hawi in Hawaii



Earthquake location 20.2151S, -156.3423WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Hawi in Hawaii on Thursday. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/02/17 / 2017-02-09 23:52:55 / February 9, 2017 @ 11:52 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -156.3423° West, 20.2151° North, depth 34.89 km. Unique identifier: us20008jkz. Ids that are associated to the event: hv61599871, us20008jkz. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:52:55 / 1:52 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 34.89 km (22 miles).

Event epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Kahului (c. 26 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Kīhei (c. 20 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Wailuku (c. 15 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Wailuku, Kahului, Kailua.

In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 53 km W of Hawi, Hawaii. This information 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 -156.3423° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 20.2151° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 34.89 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 53km W of Hawi, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-02-09 23:52:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-14 00:18:23 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 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 121 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 0.416 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.58 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 208 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 us20008jkz Id of event.
Event Code 20008jkz An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv61599871,us20008jkz, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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