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Minor earthquake, 3.49 mag has occurred near Kapaau in Hawaii

Earthquake location 20.2188339S, -155.779007WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.49 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Kapaau in Hawaii. The 3.49-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:29:29 / 8:29 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: hv70883486. Unique identifier: hv70883486. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/03/19 / 2019-03-30 06:29:29 / March 30, 2019 @ 6:29 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.779007 West, latitude 20.2188339 North, depth = 11.83 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.83 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Event epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Waikoloa Village (c. 6 400 pop). Close 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, Kailua, Kalaoa.

There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four thousand, four hundred and thirty 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 2 km SE of Kapaau, Hawaii.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.49 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.779007° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 20.2188339° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11.83 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km SE 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 2019-03-30 06:29:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-03-30 06:46:00 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 62 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.6 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 210 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 63 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 0.25 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 164 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 hv70883486 Id of event.
Event Code 70883486 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv70883486, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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