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Minor earthquake, 3.08 mag strikes near Waikoloa in Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.81583404541S, -155.79933166504WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.08 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Waikoloa in Hawaii. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/06/24 / 2024-06-02 05:16:19 / June 2, 2024 @ 5:16 am. The temblor was reported at 05:16:19 / 5:16 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -155.79933166504 West, latitude 19.81583404541 North, depth = 33.619998931885 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 33.619998931885 km (21 miles). Event id: hv74257276. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv74257276.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hilo, Kailua, Hōlualoa. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 75 km (47 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop).

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 two, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. 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: 13 km S of Waikoloa, Hawaii.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.08 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.79933166504° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.81583404541° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 33.619998931885 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13 km S of Waikoloa, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2024-06-02 05:16:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-06-02 05:24:52 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 10 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.5 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 149 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 61 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1349 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.200000003 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 100 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 hv74257276 Id of event.
Event Code 74257276 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv74257276, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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