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Moderate earthquake: M5.21 quake has struck near Kalaoa in Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.7408333S, -155.7845001WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.21 (ml/mb) was reported 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Kalaoa in Hawaii on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: hv70907436, pt19104050. Unique identifier: hv70907436. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.7845001 West, latitude 19.7408333 North, depth = 16 km. The 5.21-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:09:02 / 5:09 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16 km (10 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/04/19 / 2019-04-14 03:09:02 / April 14, 2019 @ 3:09 am.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hilo (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

There are an estimated 1320 moderate 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 ten and in the last 365 days four thousand, seven hundred and ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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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: 14 km NW of Kalaoa, Hawaii. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.21 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.7845001° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.7408333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 16 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km NW of Kalaoa, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-04-14 03:09:02 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-04-14 03:17:40 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 71 The total number of felt reports
CDI 5.4 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 7.001 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 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 456 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,pt, 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 0.24 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 112 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 hv70907436 Id of event.
Event Code 70907436 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv70907436,pt19104050, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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