Hex #00988e or rgb(0,152,142) in RGB space is the tint of cyan. It has hue angle of 176.05 degrees, value = 60 and saturation = 100. #00988e can be obtained by mixing 3 colors: 5 drops of cyan, 1 drop of green, 3 drops of black.
Nearest safe hex - #009999. Below you can see the block with #00988e color and its structure: in procentage ratio and in drops of pigments. Click "TRY" button to move #00988e to the mixer and play with it.