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Minor earthquake: M2.87 quake has struck near Maunaloa in Hawaii

Earthquake location 21.1045S, -157.36183333333WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) was reported 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Maunaloa in Hawaii on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.04 km (9 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -157.36183333333 West, latitude 21.1045 North, depth = 15.04 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/02/21 / 2021-02-08 04:01:01 / February 8, 2021 @ 4:01 am. The 2.87-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:01:01 / 4:01 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: hv72344457. Unique identifier: hv72344457.

Epicenter of the event was 56 km (35 miles) from Honolulu (c. 371 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Pearl City, Manana (c. 47 700 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Kailua (c. 38 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Waipahu (c. 38 200 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Kāne‘ohe (c. 34 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Village Park, Mililani Town, Royal Kunia (min 5000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 15 km WSW of Maunaloa, Hawaii.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.87 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -157.36183333333° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 21.1045° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 15.04 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 15 km WSW of Maunaloa, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-02-08 04:01:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-10 01:22:26 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 reviewed 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 127 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 7 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 0.17 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 167 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type md The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID hv72344457 Id of event.
Event Code 72344457 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv72344457, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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