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Minor earthquake, 3.66 mag was detected near Lana’i City in Hawaii

Earthquake location 20.3791667S, -156.9021667WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.66 (ml/mb) was reported 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Lana’i City in Hawaii on Saturday. The temblor was picked up at 00:55:24 / 12:55 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -156.9021667 West, latitude 20.3791667 North, depth = 8.4 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.4 km (5 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/09/18 / 2018-09-15 10:55:24 / September 15, 2018 @ 10:55 am UTC/GMT. Event id: hv70594542. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt18258002, us2000hf44, hv70594542.

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Kahului (c. 26 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Kīhei (c. 20 900 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Wailuku (c. 15 300 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Lahaina (c. 11 700 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Waihee-Waiehu (c. 8 800 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Pukalani (c. 7 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Makawao, Pukalani, Waihee-Waiehu (min 5000 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 48 km S of Lana’i City, Hawaii. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.66 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -156.9021667° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 20.3791667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.4 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 48km S of Lana'i City, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-09-15 10:55:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-09-17 02:50:21 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 5 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 1 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 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 208 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 27 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.23 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 179 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 hv70594542 Id of event.
Event Code 70594542 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pt18258002,us2000hf44,hv70594542, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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