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Minor earthquake, 2.9 mag strikes near Honaunau-Napoopoo in Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.4720001S, -155.60466WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Honaunau-Napoopoo in Hawaii. The temblor was reported at 12:26:58 / 12:26 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/08/17 / 2017-08-05 22:26:58 / August 5, 2017 @ 10:26 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: hv61856661. Unique identifier: hv61856661. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.53 km (1 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -155.60466 West, latitude 19.4720001 North, depth = 1.53 km.

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 61 km (38 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Waimea.

In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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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: 27 km E of Honaunau-Napoopoo, Hawaii.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.60466° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.4720001° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.53 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 27km E of Honaunau-Napoopoo, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-08-05 22:26:58 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-08-05 22:30:08 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 129 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 44 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.01485 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.29 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 43 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type md The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID hv61856661 Id of event.
Event Code 61856661 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv61856661, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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