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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 0:07:45 AM (HST) on Sunday, August 19, 2012 .
The magnitude 3.7 event occurred 9 km (6 miles) WNW of Ka`ena Point.
The hypocentral depth is 9 km ( 6 miles).


Magnitude 3.7 - local magnitude (Ml)
Time Sunday, August 19, 2012 at 0:07:45 AM (HST)
Sunday, August 19, 2012 at 10:07:45 (UTC)
Distance from Ka`ena Point - 9 km (6 miles) WNW (294 degrees)
Kilauea Summit - 13 km (8 miles) SSE (152 degrees)
Volcano - 14 km (8 miles) S (170 degrees)
Hilo - 49 km (30 miles) SSW (196 degrees)
Coordinates 19 deg. 18.6 min. N (19.310N), 155 deg. 12.9 min. W (155.215W)
Depth 9 km (5.6 miles)
Quality Good
Location Quality Parameters Nst= 60, Nph= 60, Dmin=7 km, Rmss=0.14 sec, Erho=0.4 km, Erzz=0.5 km, Gp=93.6 degrees
Event ID# hv60383411
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