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Minor earthquake 2.96 mag, 43 km NNW of Kualapu’u, Hawaii



Earthquake location 21.4993333S, -157.2381667WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) strikes 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Kualapu’u in Hawaii on Thursday. The temblor was picked up at 04:44:26 / 4:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -157.2381667° West, 21.4993333° North, depth 17.6 km. Id of earthquake: hv70054466. Event ids that are associated: hv70054466. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 17.6 km (11 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/03/18 / 2018-03-15 14:44:26 / March 15, 2018 @ 2:44 pm UTC/GMT.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pearl City, Manana, Hickam Housing, Waimalu (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Honolulu (c. 371 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Pearl City, Manana (c. 47 700 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Kailua (c. 38 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Kāne‘ohe (c. 34 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Hālawa (c. 14 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 has occurred nearby.

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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. 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: 43 km NNW of Kualapu’u, Hawaii.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.96 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -157.2381667° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 21.4993333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 17.6 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 43km NNW of Kualapu'u, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-03-15 14:44:26 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-16 01:50:06 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 135 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 9 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 0.19 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 224 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type md The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID hv70054466 Id of event.
Event Code 70054466 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv70054466, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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