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Minor earthquake 3.12 mag, 43 km W of Hawaiian Ocean View, Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.0428333S, -156.1781616WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.12 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Hawaiian Ocean View in Hawaii. Global time and date of event 17/08/19 / 2019-08-17 09:46:43 / August 17, 2019 @ 9:46 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 23:46:43 / 11:46 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: hv71091507. Unique identifier: hv71091507. Exact location of event, longitude -156.1781616 West, latitude 19.0428333 North, depth = 16.27 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16.27 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Event epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kalaoa, Kailua, Hōlualoa (min 5000 pop).

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 seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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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. 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: 43 km W of Hawaiian Ocean View, Hawaii.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.12 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -156.1781616° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.0428333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 16.27 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 43km W of Hawaiian Ocean View, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-08-17 09:46:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-08-17 09:52:25 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 150 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 58 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.3653 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.28 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 282 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 hv71091507 Id of event.
Event Code 71091507 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv71091507, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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