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Minor earthquake: M3 quake has struck near Waialua in Hawaii

Earthquake location 21.3208333S, -156.6566667WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Waialua in Hawaii. All ids that are associated to the event: hv71216441. Unique identifier: hv71216441. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 26.7 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 14:21:12 / 2:21 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/11/19 / 2019-11-05 00:21:12 / November 5, 2019 @ 12:21 am. Exact location of event, longitude -156.6566667 West, latitude 21.3208333 North, depth = 26.7 km.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kīhei, Pukalani, Makawao (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from Kahului (c. 26 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Kīhei (c. 20 900 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Wailuku (c. 15 300 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Lahaina (c. 11 700 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Waihee-Waiehu (c. 8 800 pop).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 26 km NNE of Waialua, Hawaii.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -156.6566667° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 21.3208333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 26.7 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 26km NNE 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 2019-11-05 00:21:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-05 04:21:29 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 138 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 16 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 0.12 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 232 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 hv71216441 Id of event.
Event Code 71216441 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv71216441, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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