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Minor earthquake: M2.91 quake has struck near Pahala in Hawaii



Earthquake location 19.128S, -155.3398333WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Pahala in Hawaii. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv61758121. Id of event: hv61758121. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.573 km (4 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/05/17 / 2017-05-18 21:07:34 / May 18, 2017 @ 9:07 pm. The 2.91-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:07:34 / 11:07 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 6.573 km, -155.3398333° West, 19.128° North.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 17 km ESE of Pahala, Hawaii.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.91 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.3398333° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.128° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.573 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 17km ESE 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 2017-05-18 21:07:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-05-18 22:05:23 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 reviewed 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 130 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 54 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1188 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.16 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 194 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 hv61758121 Id of event.
Event Code 61758121 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv61758121, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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