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Minor earthquake: M2.88 quake has struck near Volcano in Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.520834S, -155.2781677WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10.56 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv70418387. Id of event: hv70418387. The temblor was detected at 11:56:51 / 11:56 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/07/18 / 2018-07-13 21:56:51 / July 13, 2018 @ 9:56 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10.56 km, -155.2781677° West, 19.520834° North.

Earthquake epicenter was 30 km (19 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kalaoa, Kailua, Waikoloa Village (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-four, in the last 10 days seven hundred and thirty-one, in the past 30 days two thousand, four hundred and sixteen and in the last 365 days three thousand, three hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.

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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 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: 10 km NNW of Volcano, Hawaii.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.88 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.2781677° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.520834° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.56 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km NNW 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 2018-07-13 21:56:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-07-13 22:02:49 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 10 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.09379 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.37 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 329 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 hv70418387 Id of event.
Event Code 70418387 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv70418387, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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