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Moderate earthquake, 5.09 mag strikes near Volcano in Hawaii



Earthquake location 19.3180008S, -155.1113281WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.09 (ml/mb) strikes 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.48 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.1113281 West, latitude 19.3180008 North, depth = 6.48 km. Unique identifier: hv61792931. Ids that are associated to the event: pt17159050, hv61792931, us20009lc3. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 07:01:19 / 7:01 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/06/17 / 2017-06-08 17:01:19 / June 8, 2017 @ 5:01 pm.

Close 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 Kalaoa, Waikoloa Village, Kailua. Epicenter of the event was 46 km (28 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 18 km SE of Volcano, Hawaii. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.09 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.1113281° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.3180008° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.48 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 18km SE 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 2017-06-08 17:01:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-08 17:18:39 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 349 The total number of felt reports
CDI 5.5 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 5.9 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 591 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,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 61 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.0361 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.37 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 155 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 hv61792931 Id of event.
Event Code 61792931 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pt17159050,hv61792931,us20009lc3, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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