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Minor earthquake 2.89 mag, 6 km ENE of Pahala, Hawaii



Earthquake location 19.2185001S, -155.4158325WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Pahala in Hawaii on Thursday. Exact location, longitude -155.4158325° West, latitude 19.2185001° North, depth = 33.02 km. The 2.89-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:23:48 / 8:23 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/02/16 / 2016-02-19 06:23:48 / February 19, 2016 @ 6:23 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 33.02 km (21 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv61181546. Id of event: hv61181546.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kailua, Hōlualoa, Hilo (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 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 four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 6 km ENE of Pahala, Hawaii.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.89 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.4158325° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.2185001° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 33.02 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km ENE 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 2016-02-19 06:23:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-19 06:30:01 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 59 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.02564 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.22 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 139 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 hv61181546 Id of event.
Event Code 61181546 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv61181546, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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