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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag strikes near Kaneohe Station in Hawaii



Earthquake location 21.6338333S, -157.3206667WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Kaneohe Station in Hawaii. The epicenter was at a depth of 8.469 km (5 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv61905031. Id of event: hv61905031. The temblor was picked up at 18:04:40 / 6:04 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -157.3206667° West, latitude 21.6338333° North, depth = 8.469 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/09/17 / 2017-09-12 04:04:40 / September 12, 2017 @ 4:04 am.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Waipahu, Waipio, Waipi‘o Acres. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 66 km (41 miles) from Honolulu (c. 371 700 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Pearl City, Manana (c. 47 700 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Kailua (c. 38 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Waipahu (c. 38 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Kāne‘ohe (c. 34 600 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

Questions or comments?

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: 49 km ENE of Kaneohe Station, Hawaii. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -157.3206667° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 21.6338333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.469 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 49km ENE of Kaneohe Station, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-09-12 04:04:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-13 01:20:55 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 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 121 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 8 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.4591 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.1 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 215 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 hv61905031 Id of event.
Event Code 61905031 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv61905031, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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