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Light earthquake: M4.3 quake has struck near Volcano in Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.3145008S, -155.196167WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/03/17 / 2017-03-23 20:27:24 / March 23, 2017 @ 8:27 pm. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:27:24 / 10:27 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: hv61658201. Ids that are associated to the event: pt17082050, hv61658201. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 28.9 km (18 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -155.196167° West, 19.3145008° North, depth 28.9 km.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Waimea, Kailua, Hōlualoa (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 47 km (30 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 31 km (20 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 13 km SSE of Volcano, Hawaii. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.196167° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.3145008° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 28.9 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km SSE 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 2017-03-23 20:27:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-03-23 20:36:46 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 20 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.56 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 291 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 ,pt,hv, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 36 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.04265 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.27 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 193 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 hv61658201 Id of event.
Event Code 61658201 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pt17082050,hv61658201, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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