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Minor earthquake, 2.89 mag was detected near Pahala in Hawaii



Earthquake location 19.2078342S, -155.3475037WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Pahala in Hawaii. Exact location of event, longitude -155.3475037 West, latitude 19.2078342 North, depth = 48.04 km. Global time and date of event 02/10/15 / 2015-10-02 17:44:47 / October 2, 2015 @ 5:44 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: hv61051516. Ids that are associated to the event: hv61051516. The temblor was picked up at 07:44:47 / 7:44 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 48.04 km (30 miles).

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 64 km (40 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 13 km E of Pahala, Hawaii.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.89 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.3475037° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.2078342° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 48.04 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km E of Pahala, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-10-02 17:44:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-02 17:51:01 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status automatic Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 128 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network hv The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,hv, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 28 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.0557 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.27 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 165 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID hv61051516 Id of event.
Event Code 61051516 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv61051516, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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