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Minor earthquake, 2.82 mag was detected near Volcano in Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.4055004S, -155.2551727WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) strikes 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Wednesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv70297696. Id of event: hv70297696. Exact location, longitude -155.2551727° West, latitude 19.4055004° North, depth = 0.72 km. The 2.82-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:59:21 / 7:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/06/18 / 2018-06-21 05:59:21 / June 21, 2018 @ 5:59 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.72 km (0 miles).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 40 km (25 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 76 km (48 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. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-seven, in the last 10 days five hundred and fourty-four, in the past 30 days nine hundred and eighty-four and in the last 365 days one thousand, three hundred and sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 3 km SSW of Volcano, Hawaii.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.82 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.2551727° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.4055004° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 0.72 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km 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 2018-06-21 05:59:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-06-21 06:05:03 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 122 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 23 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.007915 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.21 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 63 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 hv70297696 Id of event.
Event Code 70297696 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv70297696, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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