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Minor earthquake 3.01 mag, 5 km S of Volcano, Hawaii



Earthquake location 19.3851662S, -155.246994WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.01 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Wednesday. The temblor was reported at 10:29:06 / 10:29 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/11/17 / 2017-11-15 20:29:06 / November 15, 2017 @ 8:29 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.246994 West, latitude 19.3851662 North, depth = 1.55 km. Unique identifier: hv61977971. Ids that are associated to the event: hv61977971. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 1.55 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 5 km S of Volcano, Hawaii.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.01 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.246994° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.3851662° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.55 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km S of Volcano, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-11-15 20:29:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-15 20:34:45 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 45 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 0.34 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 45 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 hv61977971 Id of event.
Event Code 61977971 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv61977971, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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