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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 is a computer-generated message. This event has not yet been reviewed by a seismologist.

A micro earthquake occurred at 6:10:55 PM (HST) on Monday, August 13, 2012 .
The magnitude 1.8 event occurred 16 km (10 miles) NNE of Pahala.
The hypocentral depth is 9 km ( 6 miles).


Magnitude 1.8 - duration magnitude (Md)
Time Monday, August 13, 2012 at 6:10:55 PM (HST)
Tuesday, August 14, 2012 at 4:10:55 (UTC)
Distance from Pahala - 16 km (10 miles) NNE (28 degrees)
Kilauea Summit - 16 km (10 miles) SW (236 degrees)
Volcano - 21 km (13 miles) WSW (239 degrees)
Hilo - 55 km (34 miles) SW (217 degrees)
Coordinates 19 deg. 20.1 min. N (19.335N), 155 deg. 24.3 min. W (155.405W)
Depth 8.8 km (5.5 miles)
Quality Excellent
Location Quality Parameters Nst= 15, Nph= 15, Dmin=2 km, Rmss=0.08 sec, Erho=0.4 km, Erzz=0.9 km, Gp=64.8 degrees
Event ID# hv60380026
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