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Minor earthquake, 3 mag was detected near Kalaoa in Hawaii

Earthquake location 20.0915S, -156.4575WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Kalaoa in Hawaii on Wednesday. The temblor was detected at 00:50:06 / 12:50 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20008ifx. Event ids that are associated: hv61597736, us20008ifx. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/02/17 / 2017-02-08 10:50:06 / February 8, 2017 @ 10:50 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -156.4575 West, latitude 20.0915 North, depth = 7.8 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.8 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 74 km (46 miles) from Kīhei (c. 20 900 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Waikoloa Village (c. 6 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hōlualoa, Kīhei, Kailua (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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: 64 km NW of Kalaoa, Hawaii.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -156.4575° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 20.0915° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.8 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 64km 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 2017-02-08 10:50:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-03-05 08:34:51 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 0.532 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.56 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 217 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 us20008ifx Id of event.
Event Code 20008ifx An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv61597736,us20008ifx, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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