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Minor earthquake, 3.01 mag has occurred near Captain Cook in Hawaii



Earthquake location 19.2369995S, -156.2863312WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.01 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Captain Cook in Hawaii. Exact location, longitude -156.2863312° West, latitude 19.2369995° North, depth = 13.97 km. The temblor was picked up at 23:23:49 / 11:23 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.97 km (9 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv61891421. Id of event: hv61891421. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/09/17 / 2017-09-01 09:23:49 / September 1, 2017 @ 9:23 am UTC/GMT.

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kalaoa, Hōlualoa, Kailua (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 54 km (34 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each 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 two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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: 47 km SW of Captain Cook, Hawaii.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.01 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -156.2863312° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.2369995° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 13.97 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 47km SW of Captain Cook, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-09-01 09:23:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-01 09:29:38 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 139 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 53 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 0.24 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 248 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 hv61891421 Id of event.
Event Code 61891421 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv61891421, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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