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Minor earthquake, 3 mag strikes near Kahaluu-Keauhou in Hawaii



Earthquake location 19.361S, -156.3463WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Kahaluu-Keauhou in Hawaii on Friday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv61571051, us10007ubx. Id of event: us10007ubx. Global time and date of event 20/01/17 / 2017-01-20 16:15:49 / January 20, 2017 @ 4:15 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30.947 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 06:15:49 / 6:15 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -156.3463 West, latitude 19.361 North, depth = 30.947 km.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kalaoa, Hōlualoa, Kailua (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 48 km (30 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

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

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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: 46 km WSW of Kahaluu-Keauhou, Hawaii.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -156.3463° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.361° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 30.947 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 46km WSW of Kahaluu-Keauhou, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-01-20 16:15:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-19 14:59:57 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 138 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 0.424 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 219 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 us10007ubx Id of event.
Event Code 10007ubx An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv61571051,us10007ubx, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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