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Minor earthquake, 3.1 mag strikes near Captain Cook in Hawaii



Earthquake location 19.4682S, -156.0509WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Captain Cook in Hawaii on Sunday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/06/17 / 2017-06-11 18:22:21 / June 11, 2017 @ 6:22 pm. The temblor was detected at 08:22:21 / 8:22 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -156.0509° West, 19.4682° North, depth 20.39 km. Event id: us20009lw9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009lw9. The epicenter was at a depth of 20.39 km (13 miles).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 20 km (12 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Waikoloa Village (c. 6 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Waimea, Waikoloa Village, Kalaoa (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 13 km WSW of Captain Cook, Hawaii. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -156.0509° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.4682° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 20.39 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km WSW of Captain Cook, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-06-11 18:22:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-11 22:35:54 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 13 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 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 153 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 ,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 0.193 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.39 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 234 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 us20009lw9 Id of event.
Event Code 20009lw9 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009lw9, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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