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Minor 3.0 magnitude earthquake off the Puna coast Thursday (May 13)

MEDIA RELEASE

A minor earthquake occurred at 7:42:43 PM (HST) on Thursday, May 13, 2010 .
The magnitude 3.0 event occurred 8 km (5 miles) ESE of `Opihikao.
The hypocentral depth is 11 km ( 7 miles).

Magnitude 3.0 – duration magnitude (Md)
Time Thursday, May 13, 2010 at 7:42:43 PM (HST)
Friday, May 14, 2010 at 5:42:43 (UTC)
Distance from `Opihikao – 8 km (5 miles) ESE (106 degrees)
Pu`ulena Crater – 11 km (7 miles) SE (126 degrees)
Kapoho – 11 km (7 miles) SSE (161 degrees)
Hilo – 46 km (28 miles) SE (141 degrees)
Coordinates 19 deg. 24.7 min. N (19.412N), 154 deg. 48.8 min. W (154.814W)
Depth 10.6 km (6.6 miles)

More info here: tux.wr.usgs.gov/Quakes/hv60145…

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