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Minor earthquake 3.3 mag, 9 km SW of Kahaluu-Keauhou, Hawaii



Earthquake location 19.5004997S, -156.0133362WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Kahaluu-Keauhou in Hawaii on Thursday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv61572897. Id of event: hv61572897. The temblor was detected at 03:54:19 / 3:54 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -156.0133362 West, latitude 19.5004997 North, depth = 8.27 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 8.27 km (5 miles). Global time and date of event 03/08/17 / 2017-08-03 13:54:19 / August 3, 2017 @ 1:54 pm UTC/GMT.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Waimea, Waikoloa Village, Kalaoa (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 16 km (10 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Waikoloa Village (c. 6 400 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 9 km SW of Kahaluu-Keauhou, Hawaii.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -156.0133362° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.5004997° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.27 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km SW of Kahaluu-Keauhou, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-08-03 13:54:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-08-03 14:06:30 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 20 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.9 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 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 175 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, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 62 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.09149 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 230 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 hv61572897 Id of event.
Event Code 61572897 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv61572897, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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