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Minor earthquake: M2.85 quake has struck near Kailua-Kona in Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.689666748047S, -156.07783508301WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Kailua-Kona in Hawaii. The earthquake occurred at a depth of -2.4300000667572 km (-2 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/11/20 / 2020-11-11 08:33:39 / November 11, 2020 @ 8:33 am. Exact location of event, depth -2.4300000667572 km, -156.07783508301° West, 19.689666748047° North. The 2.85-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:33:39 / 8:33 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv72224677. Id of event: hv72224677.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 11 km (7 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Waikoloa Village (c. 6 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Waimea, Waikoloa Village, Hōlualoa (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

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

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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: 9 km WNW of Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.85 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -156.07783508301° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.689666748047° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -2.4300000667572 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9 km WNW of Kailua-Kona, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-11-11 08:33:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-11 08:39:09 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 125 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 37 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 0.289999992 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 279 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 hv72224677 Id of event.
Event Code 72224677 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv72224677, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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