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Minor earthquake, 2.81 mag has occurred near Honoka’a in Hawaii



Earthquake location 19.9965S, -155.5WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Honoka’a in Hawaii. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.5 West, latitude 19.9965 North, depth = 35.73 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/03/18 / 2018-03-18 15:32:20 / March 18, 2018 @ 3:32 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35.73 km (22 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: hv70056761. Unique identifier: hv70056761. The 2.81-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:32:20 / 5:32 am (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 52 km (32 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hawaiian Paradise Park, Kailua, Hōlualoa.

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 0, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 9 km SSW of Honoka’a, Hawaii. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.81 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.5° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.9965° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35.73 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km SSW of Honoka'a, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-03-18 15:32:20 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-18 15:35:42 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 121 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 43 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1855 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.17 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 186 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 hv70056761 Id of event.
Event Code 70056761 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv70056761, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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