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2.3 temblor northeast of Holualoa

== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==

U.S. Geological Survey, Hawaiian Volcano Observatory

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

 

A micro earthquake occurred at 2:59:18 AM (HST) on Tuesday, March 31, 2009.

The magnitude 2.3 event occurred 5 km (3 miles) NNE of Holualoa.

The hypocentral depth is 14 km ( 9 miles).

 

Magnitude: 2.3 – duration magnitude (Md)

Time: Tuesday, March 31, 2009 at 2:59:18 AM (HST) 

Tuesday, March 31, 2009 at 12:59:18 (UTC)

Distance from: Holualoa – 5 km (3 miles) NNE (24 degrees)

Kailua – 7 km (4 miles) ENE (69 degrees)

Hualalai Summit – 8 km (5 miles) WSW (245 degrees)

Captain Cook – 19 km (12 miles) N (356 degrees)

Coordinates: 19 deg. 39.8 min. N (19.663N), 155 deg. 56.0 min. W (155.933W)

Depth: 14.2 km (8.8 miles)

Quality: Good

Location Quality Parameters: Nst=013, Nph=013, Dmin=9 km, Rmss=0.14 sec, Erho=0.8 km, Erzz=0.4 km, Gp=115.2 degrees

Event ID# hv00033480

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