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Minor earthquake, 2.98 mag was detected near Volcano in Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.2993336S, -155.2039948WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. Exact location of event, longitude -155.2039948 West, latitude 19.2993336 North, depth = 4.87 km. The 2.98-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:45:06 / 3:45 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: hv70270456. Ids that are associated to the event: hv70270456. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/06/18 / 2018-06-15 13:45:06 / June 15, 2018 @ 1:45 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 4.87 km (3 miles).

Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 49 km (31 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-four, in the last 10 days three hundred and sixty-six, in the past 30 days seven hundred and thirteen and in the last 365 days one thousand and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 14 km SSE of Volcano, Hawaii.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.98 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.2039948° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.2993336° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.87 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km 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 2018-06-15 13:45:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-06-15 13:50:51 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 137 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 22 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.02655 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.39 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 128 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 hv70270456 Id of event.
Event Code 70270456 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv70270456, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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