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Minor earthquake: M2.92 quake has struck near Pahala in Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.3866673S, -155.4474945WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) strikes 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Pahala in Hawaii on Sunday. Global time and date of event 22/07/18 / 2018-07-22 23:52:15 / July 22, 2018 @ 11:52 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: hv70462177. Ids that are associated to the event: hv70462177. Exact location of earthquake, -155.4474945° West, 19.3866673° North, depth 1.22 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.22 km (1 miles). The 2.92-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:52:15 / 1:52 pm (local time epicenter).

The epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Waimea, Waikoloa Village, Kalaoa. 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. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-five, in the last 10 days six hundred and fifty-three, in the past 30 days two thousand, four hundred and twenty-six and in the last 365 days three thousand, nine hundred and sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 20 km N of Pahala, Hawaii. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.92 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.4474945° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.3866673° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.22 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 20km N 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 2018-07-22 23:52:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-07-22 23:54:02 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 131 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 9 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.09677 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 163 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 hv70462177 Id of event.
Event Code 70462177 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv70462177, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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