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Light earthquake: M4.41 quake has struck near Leilani Estates in Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.3683333S, -155.0266667WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.41 (ml/mb) was reported 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Leilani Estates in Hawaii on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.0266667 West, latitude 19.3683333 North, depth = 8.49 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.49 km (5 miles). The temblor was reported at 06:50:32 / 6:50 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/08/18 / 2018-08-09 16:50:32 / August 9, 2018 @ 4:50 pm. Event id: hv70532117. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt18221001, us1000g5wd, hv70532117. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 41 km (25 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three hundred, in the past 30 days one thousand, six hundred and thirty-five and in the last 365 days four thousand, seven hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.

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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 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: 22 km SSW of Leilani Estates, Hawaii.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.41 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.0266667° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.3683333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.49 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22km SSW of Leilani Estates, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-08-09 16:50:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-08-09 17:15:11 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 137 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.5 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.42 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed 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 361 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 ,pt,us,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 0.05692 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.09 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 181 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 hv70532117 Id of event.
Event Code 70532117 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pt18221001,us1000g5wd,hv70532117, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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