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Minor earthquake, 2.88 mag strikes near Volcano in Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.427S, -155.2964935WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. Exact location, longitude -155.2964935° West, latitude 19.427° North, depth = 0.45 km. Event id: hv70271776. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv70271776. The temblor was detected at 09:58:31 / 9:58 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.45 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 15/06/18 / 2018-06-15 19:58:31 / June 15, 2018 @ 7:58 pm UTC/GMT.

Epicenter of the event was 40 km (25 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Waimea, Kailua, Hōlualoa (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-one, in the last 10 days three hundred and ninety-five, in the past 30 days seven hundred and thirty-six and in the last 365 days one thousand and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km W of Volcano, Hawaii. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.88 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.2964935° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.427° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 0.45 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km W 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 2018-06-15 19:58:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-06-15 20:09:56 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 128 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 19 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.007828 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.33 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 46 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 hv70271776 Id of event.
Event Code 70271776 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv70271776, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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