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Minor earthquake, 3.63 mag was detected near Nanawale Estates in Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.4904995S, -154.8950043WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.63 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Nanawale Estates in Hawaii on Thursday. Event id: hv70166262. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv70166262. The temblor was detected at 04:34:17 / 4:34 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/05/18 / 2018-05-17 14:34:17 / May 17, 2018 @ 2:34 pm. Exact location, longitude -154.8950043° West, latitude 19.4904995° North, depth = 2.14 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 2.14 km (1 miles).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop). Nearby 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourty-six, in the past 30 days two hundred and eighty-nine and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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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: 2 km SE of Nanawale Estates, Hawaii.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.63 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -154.8950043° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.4904995° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.14 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km SE of Nanawale Estates, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-05-17 14:34:17 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-05-17 14:39:53 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 203 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 16 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.008741 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 112 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 hv70166262 Id of event.
Event Code 70166262 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv70166262, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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