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Minor earthquake, 3.51 mag strikes near Waialua in Hawaii



Earthquake location 21.2916667S, -156.6488333WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.51 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Waialua in Hawaii. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv61881021. Id of event: hv61881021. Exact location of event, depth 13.983 km, -156.6488333° West, 21.2916667° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/08/17 / 2017-08-23 20:11:21 / August 23, 2017 @ 8:11 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.983 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.51-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:11:21 / 10:11 am (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kīhei, Pukalani, Makawao. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 48 km (30 miles) from Kahului (c. 26 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Kīhei (c. 20 900 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Wailuku (c. 15 300 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Lahaina (c. 11 700 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Waihee-Waiehu (c. 8 800 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Haiku-Pauwela (c. 8 100 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 24 km NNE of Waialua, Hawaii. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.51 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -156.6488333° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 21.2916667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 13.983 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 24km NNE of Waialua, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-08-23 20:11:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-08-23 22:57:55 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 1.33 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 190 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 23 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.3291 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.17 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 210 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 hv61881021 Id of event.
Event Code 61881021 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv61881021, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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