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Light earthquake: M4.28 quake has struck near Hawaiian Ocean View in Hawaii



Earthquake location 18.9401665S, -155.5494995WA light earthquake magnitude 4.28 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Hawaiian Ocean View in Hawaii. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/06/17 / 2017-06-21 20:09:06 / June 21, 2017 @ 8:09 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: hv61807446. Event ids that are associated: at00orwyn4, hv61807446. Exact location of event, longitude -155.5494995 West, latitude 18.9401665 North, depth = 38.82 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 38.82 km (24 miles). The temblor was detected at 10:09:06 / 10:09 am (local time epicenter).

Event epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kailua, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hōlualoa (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

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

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 26 km ESE of Hawaiian Ocean View, Hawaii.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.28 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.5494995° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.9401665° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 38.82 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 26km ESE of Hawaiian Ocean View, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-06-21 20:09:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-21 20:20:41 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 66 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.59 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 308 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 ,at,hv, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 63 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.13 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 241 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 hv61807446 Id of event.
Event Code 61807446 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,at00orwyn4,hv61807446, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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