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Minor earthquake, 3.2 mag strikes near Volcano in Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.4785004S, -155.3391724WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.89 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 15:30:09 / 3:30 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 0.89 km, -155.3391724° West, 19.4785004° North. Global time and date of event 18/05/18 / 2018-05-18 01:30:09 / May 18, 2018 @ 1:30 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: hv70168182. Event ids that are associated: hv70168182.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kalaoa, Waikoloa Village, Kailua (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 38 km (24 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourty-eight, in the past 30 days two hundred and ninety-five and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 11 km WNW of Volcano, Hawaii.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.3391724° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.4785004° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 0.89 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km WNW 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 2018-05-18 01:30:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-05-18 01:35:46 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 158 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 0.04655 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.32 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 87 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 hv70168182 Id of event.
Event Code 70168182 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv70168182, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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