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Minor earthquake: M3.68 quake has struck near Kapaau in Hawaii

Earthquake location 20.5S, -155.5131683WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.68 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Kapaau in Hawaii. Exact location of event, longitude -155.5131683 West, latitude 20.5 North, depth = 4.31 km. Event id: hv70020192. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv70020192. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/01/18 / 2018-01-24 13:41:12 / January 24, 2018 @ 1:41 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.31 km (3 miles). The 3.68-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:41:12 / 3:41 am (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 56 km (35 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Waikoloa Village (c. 6 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Waikoloa Village, Waimea (min 5000 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 42 km NE of Kapaau, Hawaii. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.68 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.5131683° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 20.5° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.31 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 42km NE of Kapaau, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-01-24 13:41:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-01-24 13:47:24 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 209 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 48 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 0.28 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 217 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 hv70020192 Id of event.
Event Code 70020192 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv70020192, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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