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Light earthquake 4 mag, 34 km WNW of Hawi, Hawaii



Earthquake location 20.4088326S, -156.0898285WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Hawi in Hawaii on Sunday. Event id: hv61568507. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv61568507, pt17211050. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/07/17 / 2017-07-30 12:01:05 / July 30, 2017 @ 12:01 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 02:01:05 / 2:01 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 4.53 km, -156.0898285° West, 20.4088326° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.53 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Event epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Kahului (c. 26 300 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Kīhei (c. 20 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Wailuku (c. 15 300 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Lahaina (c. 11 700 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hōlualoa, Napili-Honokowai, Kailua (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 three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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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 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: 34 km WNW of Hawi, Hawaii.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -156.0898285° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 20.4088326° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.53 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 34km WNW of Hawi, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-30 12:01:05 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-30 12:18:25 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 67 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 1.87 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 269 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,pt, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 70 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 0.33 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 148 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 hv61568507 Id of event.
Event Code 61568507 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv61568507,pt17211050, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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