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Minor earthquake: M2.84 quake has struck near Captain Cook in Hawaii



Earthquake location 19.5341667S, -155.9885WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Captain Cook in Hawaii. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.191 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: hv61522927. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009lw9, hv61522927. Exact location, longitude -155.9885° West, latitude 19.5341667° North, depth = 12.191 km. The temblor was reported at 08:22:24 / 8:22 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 11/06/17 / 2017-06-11 18:22:24 / June 11, 2017 @ 6:22 pm UTC/GMT.

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Waimea, Waikoloa Village, Kalaoa (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 12 km (7 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 22 km (13 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Waikoloa Village (c. 6 400 pop).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.84 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.9885° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.5341667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 12.191 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 18:22:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-15 22:35:49 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 21 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 131 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 ,us,hv, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 44 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.08147 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.2 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 246 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 hv61522927 Id of event.
Event Code 61522927 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009lw9,hv61522927, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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