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Minor earthquake, 3.1 mag has occurred near Waialua in Hawaii

Earthquake location 21.165S, -156.634WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Waialua in Hawaii. All ids that are associated to the event: pt19144001. Unique identifier: pt19144001. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:16:18 / 3:16 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/05/19 / 2019-05-24 13:16:18 / May 24, 2019 @ 1:16 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -156.634 West, latitude 21.165 North, depth = 27.3 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 27.3 km (17 miles).

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kīhei, Pukalani, Makawao. Epicenter of the earthquake was 35 km (21 miles) from Kahului (c. 26 300 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Kīhei (c. 20 900 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Wailuku (c. 15 300 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Lahaina (c. 11 700 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Waihee-Waiehu (c. 8 800 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. 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: 15 km ENE of Waialua, Hawaii.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -156.634° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 21.165° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 27.3 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 15km ENE of Waialua, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-05-24 13:16:18 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-05-24 13:46:17 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 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 148 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network pt The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,pt, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 73 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 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 pt19144001 Id of event.
Event Code 19144001 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pt19144001, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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