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Minor earthquake: M2.95 quake has struck near Volcano in Hawaii



Earthquake location 19.3845005S, -155.2525024WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. The 2.95-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:01:08 / 7:01 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/04/18 / 2018-04-15 17:01:08 / April 15, 2018 @ 5:01 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -155.2525024 West, latitude 19.3845005 North, depth = 0.9 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.9 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv70081416. Id of event: hv70081416.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event 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), 77 km (48 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 5 km SSW of Volcano, Hawaii.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.95 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.2525024° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.3845005° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 0.9 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km SSW 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 2018-04-15 17:01:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-04-15 17:10:17 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 3.1 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 134 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 42 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.001508 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.25 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 54 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 hv70081416 Id of event.
Event Code 70081416 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv70081416, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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