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Minor earthquake 2.97 mag, 45 km SSE of Pahala, Hawaii



Earthquake location 18.8379993S, -155.2924957WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.97 (ml/mb) was reported 45 km SSE of Pahala, Hawaii (28 miles) on Thursday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv61816571. Id of event: hv61816571. Global time and date of event 29/06/17 / 2017-06-29 13:19:56 / June 29, 2017 @ 1:19 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 03:19:56 / 3:19 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.4 km (8 miles). Exact location of event, depth 12.4 km, -155.2924957° West, 18.8379993° North.

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

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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: 45 km SSE of Pahala, Hawaii.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.97 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.2924957° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.8379993° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 12.4 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 45km 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 2017-06-29 13:19:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-29 13:23:20 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 136 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 57 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.3471 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.21 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 263 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 hv61816571 Id of event.
Event Code 61816571 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv61816571, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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