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Minor earthquake, 3.29 mag strikes near Volcano in Hawaii



Earthquake location 19.3773327S, -155.2545013WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.29 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv61629881. Id of event: hv61629881. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/03/17 / 2017-03-05 16:17:20 / March 5, 2017 @ 4:17 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 06:17:20 / 6:17 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -155.2545013° West, latitude 19.3773327° North, depth = 5.5 km.

Earthquake epicenter was 43 km (27 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km SSW of Volcano, Hawaii. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.29 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.2545013° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.3773327° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km SSW 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 2017-03-05 16:17:20 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-03-05 16:23:00 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 167 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 32 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.01022 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.31 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 49 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 hv61629881 Id of event.
Event Code 61629881 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv61629881, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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