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Minor earthquake 2.99 mag, 4 km WSW of Volcano, Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.4120007S, -155.2768402WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. Exact location of event, depth 1.45 km, -155.2768402° West, 19.4120007° North. All ids that are associated to the event: hv70435332. Unique identifier: hv70435332. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.45 km (1 miles). The temblor was detected at 00:23:43 / 12:23 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/07/18 / 2018-07-17 10:23:43 / July 17, 2018 @ 10:23 am UTC/GMT.

The epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park.

Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-one, in the last 10 days seven hundred and twelve, in the past 30 days two thousand, four hundred and fifty-one and in the last 365 days three thousand, five hundred and seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 4 km WSW of Volcano, Hawaii.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.99 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.2768402° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.4120007° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.45 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km WSW 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 2018-07-17 10:23:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-07-17 10:29:23 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 14 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.008867 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.14 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 87 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 hv70435332 Id of event.
Event Code 70435332 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv70435332, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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