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Minor earthquake, 2.99 mag was detected near Hawaiian Ocean View in Hawaii



Earthquake location 18.9395008S, -155.5531616WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) was reported 26 km ESE of Hawaiian Ocean View, Hawaii (16 miles) on Thursday. The 2.99-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:12:35 / 11:12 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 09/03/17 / 2017-03-09 21:12:35 / March 9, 2017 @ 9:12 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: hv61636521. Ids that are associated to the event: hv61636521. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 37.69 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -155.5531616 West, latitude 18.9395008 North, depth = 37.69 km.

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 26 km ESE of Hawaiian Ocean View, Hawaii. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.99 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.5531616° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.9395008° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 37.69 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 26km ESE of Hawaiian Ocean View, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-03-09 21:12:35 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-03-09 21:16:05 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 138 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 59 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1156 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.14 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 242 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type md The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID hv61636521 Id of event.
Event Code 61636521 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv61636521, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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