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Minor earthquake, 2.89 mag strikes near Fern Acres in Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.3913326S, -155.0488281WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Fern Acres in Hawaii. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of -0.69 km (-0 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: hv70285911. Unique identifier: hv70285911. The temblor was reported at 09:40:46 / 9:40 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/06/18 / 2018-06-18 19:40:46 / June 18, 2018 @ 7:40 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -155.0488281° West, 19.3913326° North, depth -0.69 km.

Epicenter of the event was 38 km (24 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 13 km SSE of Fern Acres, Hawaii. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.89 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.0488281° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.3913326° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -0.69 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km SSE of Fern Acres, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-06-18 19:40:46 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-06-18 19:46:26 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 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 42 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.02713 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.29 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 172 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 hv70285911 Id of event.
Event Code 70285911 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv70285911, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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