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Minor earthquake, 2.99 mag strikes near Volcano in Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.3344994S, -155.2100067WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.2100067 West, latitude 19.3344994 North, depth = 6.53 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.53 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 03:15:42 / 3:15 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/06/18 / 2018-06-20 13:15:42 / June 20, 2018 @ 1:15 pm. Id of earthquake: hv70294391. Event ids that are associated: hv70294391.

Epicenter of the event was 46 km (28 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

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

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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 SSE of Volcano, Hawaii.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.99 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.2100067° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.3344994° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.53 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km SSE 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 2018-06-20 13:15:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-06-20 13:21:25 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 138 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 15 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.03942 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.22 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 129 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 hv70294391 Id of event.
Event Code 70294391 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv70294391, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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