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Minor earthquake, 2.89 mag has occurred near Leilani Estates in Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.3788338S, -154.826828WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Leilani Estates in Hawaii on Friday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/03/19 / 2019-03-15 15:33:38 / March 15, 2019 @ 3:33 pm. Exact location, longitude -154.826828° West, latitude 19.3788338° North, depth = 39.35 km. Unique identifier: hv70866427. Ids that are associated to the event: hv70866427. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 39.35 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.89-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:33:38 / 5:33 am (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park. The epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days four thousand, seven hundred and eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 13 km SE of Leilani Estates, Hawaii. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.89 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -154.826828° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.3788338° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 39.35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km SE 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 2019-03-15 15:33:38 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-03-15 15:39:21 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 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 60 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1154 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.16 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 242 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 hv70866427 Id of event.
Event Code 70866427 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv70866427, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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