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Minor earthquake 2.92 mag, 5 km S of Volcano, Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.39049911499S, -155.23783874512WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.23783874512 West, latitude 19.39049911499 North, depth = 0.5 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv74282401. Id of event: hv74282401. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0.5 km (0 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/06/24 / 2024-06-18 20:00:17 / June 18, 2024 @ 8:00 pm. The temblor was picked up at 20:00:17 / 8:00 pm (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the event was 41 km (25 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 ten, in the past 30 days fourty-seven and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 5 km S of Volcano, Hawaii. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.92 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.23783874512° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.39049911499° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 0.5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5 km S of Volcano, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2024-06-18 20:00:17 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-06-18 20:02:57 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 131 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 45 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.01365 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.360000014 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 45 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 hv74282401 Id of event.
Event Code 74282401 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv74282401, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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