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Minor earthquake: M3.6 quake has struck near Lana’i City in Hawaii

Earthquake location 20.3946S, -156.9249WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Lana’i City in Hawaii. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:55:22 / 12:55 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 33.57 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: pt18258002, us2000hf44. Unique identifier: us2000hf44. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -156.9249 West, latitude 20.3946 North, depth = 33.57 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/09/18 / 2018-09-15 10:55:22 / September 15, 2018 @ 10:55 am.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Makawao, Pukalani, Waihee-Waiehu (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 73 km (45 miles) from Kahului (c. 26 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Kīhei (c. 20 900 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Wailuku (c. 15 300 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Lahaina (c. 11 700 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Waihee-Waiehu (c. 8 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Pukalani (c. 7 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 48 km S of Lana’i City, Hawaii.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -156.9249° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 20.3946° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 33.57 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 48km S of Lana'i City, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-09-15 10:55:22 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-09-15 12:23:47 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 2.29 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 200 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,pt,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.684 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.41 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 161 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 us2000hf44 Id of event.
Event Code 2000hf44 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pt18258002,us2000hf44, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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