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Minor earthquake 2.8 mag, 7 km SSE of Pahala, Hawaii



Earthquake location 19.1439991S, -155.4499969WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Pahala in Hawaii on Monday. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/06/17 / 2017-06-05 12:24:12 / June 5, 2017 @ 12:24 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 40.96 km, -155.4499969° West, 19.1439991° North. Id of earthquake: hv61787336. Event ids that are associated: hv61787336. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:24:12 / 2:24 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 40.96 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hilo, Hōlualoa, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop).

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

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 7 km SSE of Pahala, Hawaii.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.4499969° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.1439991° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 40.96 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km SSE 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 2017-06-05 12:24:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-05 12:27:41 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 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 121 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 39 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.01613 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 223 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type md The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID hv61787336 Id of event.
Event Code 61787336 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv61787336, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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