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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag strikes near Pahala in Hawaii



Earthquake location 18.8936672S, -155.3498383WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 37 km SSE of Pahala, Hawaii (23 miles). Unique identifier: hv70062046. Ids that are associated to the event: hv70062046. Exact location of event, depth 13.52 km, -155.3498383° West, 18.8936672° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.52 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:06:41 / 11:06 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/03/18 / 2018-03-25 21:06:41 / March 25, 2018 @ 9:06 pm.

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 0, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 37 km SSE of Pahala, Hawaii.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.3498383° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.8936672° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 13.52 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 37km 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 2018-03-25 21:06:41 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-25 21:12:22 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 36 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.2812 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.26 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 258 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 hv70062046 Id of event.
Event Code 70062046 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv70062046, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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