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Minor earthquake: M2.97 quake has struck near Volcano in Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.333334S, -155.190506WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.97 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 1.72 km (1 miles). Id of earthquake: hv71080807. Event ids that are associated: hv71080807. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/08/19 / 2019-08-09 19:13:51 / August 9, 2019 @ 7:13 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 09:13:51 / 9:13 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -155.190506° West, latitude 19.333334° North, depth = 1.72 km.

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 Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park. Epicenter of the event was 45 km (28 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 11 km SSE of Volcano, Hawaii.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.97 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.190506° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.333334° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.72 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km SSE of Volcano, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-08-09 19:13:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-08-09 19:20:10 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 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 136 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 57 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.04665 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.19 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 148 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 hv71080807 Id of event.
Event Code 71080807 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv71080807, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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