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Minor earthquake, 3.09 mag was detected near Honaunau-Napoopoo in Hawaii



Earthquake location 19.4293333S, -155.621WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.09 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Honaunau-Napoopoo in Hawaii. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv61718271. Id of event: hv61718271. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.655 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 3.655 km, -155.621° West, 19.4293333° North. The temblor was detected at 14:28:46 / 2:28 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 28/04/17 / 2017-04-28 00:28:46 / April 28, 2017 @ 12:28 am UTC/GMT.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Waimea. Epicenter of the event was 65 km (40 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop).

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

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 25 km E of Honaunau-Napoopoo, Hawaii.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.09 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.621° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.4293333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.655 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 25km E of Honaunau-Napoopoo, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-04-28 00:28:46 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-28 00:47:21 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 147 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 35 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.02717 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.12 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 140 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 hv61718271 Id of event.
Event Code 61718271 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv61718271, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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