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Minor earthquake, 3.13 mag strikes near Pahala in Hawaii

Earthquake location 18.8528328S, -155.2953339WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.13 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Pahala in Hawaii. The temblor was reported at 06:18:15 / 6:18 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: hv61816781. Event ids that are associated: hv61816781. Global time and date of event 29/06/17 / 2017-06-29 16:18:15 / June 29, 2017 @ 4:18 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -155.2953339° West, 18.8528328° North, depth 11.77 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.77 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eighty-five 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: 43 km SSE of Pahala, Hawaii.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.13 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.2953339° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.8528328° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11.77 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 43km 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 16:18:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-29 16:24:00 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 151 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 58 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.3349 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 260 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 hv61816781 Id of event.
Event Code 61816781 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv61816781, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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