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Minor earthquake, 2.91 mag strikes near Volcano in Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.3473339S, -155.2568359WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. The epicenter was at a depth of -0.77 km (-0 miles). Unique identifier: hv70201802. Ids that are associated to the event: hv70201802. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/05/18 / 2018-05-28 21:29:04 / May 28, 2018 @ 9:29 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.2568359 West, latitude 19.3473339 North, depth = -0.77 km. The temblor was reported at 11:29:04 / 11:29 am (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 46 km (29 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 35 km (21 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 9 km SSW of Volcano, Hawaii. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.91 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.2568359° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.3473339° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -0.77 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km 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 2018-05-28 21:29:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-05-28 21:35:32 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 2 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 130 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 7 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.0249 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.08 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 122 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 hv70201802 Id of event.
Event Code 70201802 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv70201802, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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