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Minor earthquake: M2.96 quake has struck near Leilani Estates in Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.3431664S, -155.033493WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) was reported 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Leilani Estates in Hawaii on Saturday. Global time and date of event 28/07/19 / 2019-07-28 00:46:38 / July 28, 2019 @ 12:46 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.58 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -155.033493 West, latitude 19.3431664 North, depth = 4.58 km. The temblor was picked up at 14:46:38 / 2:46 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: hv71063102. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv71063102.

Earthquake epicenter was 43 km (27 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days five hundred and thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 18 km SW of Leilani Estates, Hawaii. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.96 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.033493° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.3431664° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.58 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 18km SW of Leilani Estates, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-07-28 00:46:38 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-28 00:50:09 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 135 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 51 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.07084 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.36 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 189 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type md The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID hv71063102 Id of event.
Event Code 71063102 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv71063102, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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