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Minor earthquake, 2.97 mag was detected near Naalehu in Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.030500411987S, -155.44082641602WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.97 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Naalehu in Hawaii. Exact location, longitude -155.44082641602° West, latitude 19.030500411987° North, depth = 34.869998931885 km. The temblor was detected at 17:40:31 / 5:40 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/06/24 / 2024-06-15 17:40:31 / June 15, 2024 @ 5:40 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34.869998931885 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: hv74278636. Event ids that are associated: hv74278636.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 72 km (45 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 15 km ESE of Naalehu, Hawaii.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.97 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.44082641602° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.030500411987° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 34.869998931885 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 15 km ESE of Naalehu, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2024-06-15 17:40:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-06-15 17:44:01 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 0 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 136 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 59 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1177 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.180000007 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 205 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 hv74278636 Id of event.
Event Code 74278636 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv74278636, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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