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Minor earthquake 3.14 mag, 17 km WSW of Pepeekeo, Hawaii



Earthquake location 19.7689991S, -155.2628326WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.14 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Pepeekeo in Hawaii. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.2628326 West, latitude 19.7689991 North, depth = 28.79 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/09/17 / 2017-09-06 11:40:45 / September 6, 2017 @ 11:40 am. Unique identifier: hv61898666. Ids that are associated to the event: hv61898666. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28.79 km (18 miles). The 3.14-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:40:45 / 1:40 am (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kailua, Kalaoa, Hōlualoa (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 19 km (12 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop).

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 ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.

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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: 17 km WSW of Pepeekeo, Hawaii. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.14 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.2628326° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.7689991° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 28.79 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 17km WSW of Pepeekeo, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-09-06 11:40:45 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-06 11:55:22 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 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 152 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 64 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1384 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.18 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 138 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 hv61898666 Id of event.
Event Code 61898666 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv61898666, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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