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Minor earthquake: M3.72 quake has struck near Kapaau in Hawaii

Earthquake location 20.1333332S, -155.7798309WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.72 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Kapaau in Hawaii on Friday. Exact location of event, longitude -155.7798309 West, latitude 20.1333332 North, depth = 18.27 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/09/18 / 2018-09-28 10:05:05 / September 28, 2018 @ 10:05 am. The temblor was picked up at 00:05:05 / 12:05 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 18.27 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: hv70617722. Event ids that are associated: hv70617722.

Event epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Waikoloa Village (c. 6 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hilo, Hōlualoa, Kailua. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days four thousand, five hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 11 km SSE of Kapaau, Hawaii. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.72 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.7798309° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 20.1333332° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 18.27 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km SSE of Kapaau, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-09-28 10:05:05 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-09-28 10:16:56 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 31 The total number of felt reports
CDI 5.8 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.85 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 231 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 61 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 0.17 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 158 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 hv70617722 Id of event.
Event Code 70617722 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv70617722, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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