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Minor earthquake: M2.97 quake has struck near Volcano in Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.4279995S, -155.2696686WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.97 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. All ids that are associated to the event: hv70306766. Unique identifier: hv70306766. The 2.97-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:41:06 / 3:41 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.04 km (1 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/06/18 / 2018-06-23 01:41:06 / June 23, 2018 @ 1:41 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.2696686 West, latitude 19.4279995 North, depth = 1.04 km.

Event epicenter was 38 km (24 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), 78 km (49 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Waimea, Hōlualoa, Hilo. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

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

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 3 km W of Volcano, Hawaii.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.97 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.2696686° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.4279995° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.04 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km W 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 2018-06-23 01:41:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-06-23 01:46:46 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 136 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 41 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.002087 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.26 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 57 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 hv70306766 Id of event.
Event Code 70306766 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv70306766, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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