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Minor earthquake, 2.86 mag has occurred near Volcano in Hawaii



Earthquake location 19.3460007S, -155.1936646WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. The temblor was detected at 17:36:51 / 5:36 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: hv61984376. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv61984376. Global time and date of event 22/11/17 / 2017-11-22 03:36:51 / November 22, 2017 @ 3:36 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -155.1936646° West, 19.3460007° North, depth 1.07 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 1.07 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 44 km (27 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop).

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

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 10 km SSE of Volcano, Hawaii.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.86 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.1936646° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.3460007° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.07 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km SSE 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 2017-11-22 03:36:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-22 03:42:35 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 126 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 12 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 0.27 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 236 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 hv61984376 Id of event.
Event Code 61984376 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv61984376, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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