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Minor earthquake 2.89 mag, 2 km NW of Volcano, Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.444334S, -155.2568359WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. Exact location of event, depth -0.03 km, -155.2568359° West, 19.444334° North. Unique identifier: hv70284186. Ids that are associated to the event: hv70284186. The temblor was reported at 01:13:13 / 1:13 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/06/18 / 2018-06-18 11:13:13 / June 18, 2018 @ 11:13 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of -0.03 km (-0 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park. Epicenter of the event was 36 km (23 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-nine, in the last 10 days four hundred and fourty-two, in the past 30 days eight hundred and twenty-five and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 2 km NW of Volcano, Hawaii.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.89 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.2568359° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.444334° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -0.03 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km NW 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 2018-06-18 11:13:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-06-18 11:16:04 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 128 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 9 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.01999 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 282 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 hv70284186 Id of event.
Event Code 70284186 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv70284186, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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