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== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==
U.S. Geological Survey, Hawaiian Volcano Observatory

Version #1: This report supersedes any earlier reports of this event.
This event has been reviewed by a seismic analyst.

A minor earthquake occurred at 8:32:48 PM (HST) on Saturday, July 7, 2012 .
The magnitude 3.1 event occurred 4 km (2 miles) NW of Pa`auilo.
The hypocentral depth is 11 km ( 7 miles).


Magnitude 3.1 - local magnitude (Ml)
Time Saturday, July 7, 2012 at 8:32:48 PM (HST)
Sunday, July 8, 2012 at 6:32:48 (UTC)
Distance from Pa`auilo - 4 km (2 miles) NW (321 degrees)
Honoka`a - 8 km (5 miles) E (100 degrees)
`O`okala - 13 km (8 miles) WNW (297 degrees)
Hilo - 49 km (31 miles) NW (320 degrees)
Coordinates 20 deg. 4.2 min. N (20.070N), 155 deg. 23.7 min. W (155.394W)
Depth 11.2 km (7.0 miles)
Quality Good
Location Quality Parameters Nst= 66, Nph= 66, Dmin=18 km, Rmss=0.12 sec, Erho=0.6 km, Erzz=0.4 km, Gp=165.6 degrees
Event ID# hv60367961
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