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Minor earthquake: M2.89 quake has struck near Volcano in Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.4179993S, -155.2689972WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) strikes 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii on Friday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 1.12 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv70304791. Id of event: hv70304791. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/06/18 / 2018-06-22 15:49:48 / June 22, 2018 @ 3:49 pm. The 2.89-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:49:48 / 5:49 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.2689972 West, latitude 19.4179993 North, depth = 1.12 km.

Event epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-six, in the last 10 days six hundred and twelve, in the past 30 days one thousand and ninety-nine and in the last 365 days one thousand, four hundred and ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 3 km WSW of Volcano, Hawaii. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.89 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.2689972° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.4179993° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.12 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km WSW 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 2018-06-22 15:49:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-06-22 15:55:30 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 0.009107 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.27 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 43 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 hv70304791 Id of event.
Event Code 70304791 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv70304791, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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