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Minor earthquake, 3.53 mag strikes near Pahala in Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.203167S, -155.4685059WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.53 (ml/mb) strikes 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Pahala in Hawaii on Monday. The temblor was detected at 04:42:56 / 4:42 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/05/18 / 2018-05-28 14:42:56 / May 28, 2018 @ 2:42 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 31.1 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: hv70200557. Ids that are associated to the event: hv70200557. Exact location, longitude -155.4685059° West, latitude 19.203167° North, depth = 31.1 km.

The epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kalaoa, Kailua, Hilo (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-three, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy-two, in the past 30 days four hundred and sixty-seven and in the last 365 days five hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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: 1 km E of Pahala, Hawaii.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.53 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.4685059° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.203167° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 31.1 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1km E 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 2018-05-28 14:42:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-05-28 14:48:34 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 192 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 50 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.0534 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.15 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 150 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 hv70200557 Id of event.
Event Code 70200557 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv70200557, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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