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Minor earthquake 3.5 mag, 122 km SW of Lana’i City, Hawaii

Earthquake location 20.0287S, -157.7362WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 122 km SW of Lana’i City, Hawaii (76 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -157.7362 West, latitude 20.0287 North, depth = 6.245 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/09/17 / 2017-09-02 09:26:05 / September 2, 2017 @ 9:26 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 6.245 km (4 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000atat. Event ids that are associated: hv61892961, us2000atat. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:26:05 / 10:26 pm (local time epicenter).

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 three 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 122 km SW of Lana’i City, Hawaii.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -157.7362° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 20.0287° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.245 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 122km SW of Lana'i City, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-09-02 09:26:05 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-24 11:14:33 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -660 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 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 188 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,hv,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.23 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.57 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 200 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 us2000atat Id of event.
Event Code 2000atat An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv61892961,us2000atat, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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