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Minor earthquake, 2.84 mag has occurred near Pahala in Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.2221661S, -155.411499WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Pahala in Hawaii. The 2.84-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:35:47 / 5:35 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv70526157. Id of event: hv70526157. Exact location of earthquake, -155.411499° West, 19.2221661° North, depth 33.07 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 33.07 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/08/18 / 2018-08-06 03:35:47 / August 6, 2018 @ 3:35 am.

Earthquake epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kailua, Hōlualoa, Hilo.

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four hundred and ninety-two, in the past 30 days one thousand, eight hundred and ninety-three and in the last 365 days four thousand, seven hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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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. 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: 7 km ENE of Pahala, Hawaii.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.84 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.411499° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.2221661° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 33.07 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km ENE 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 2018-08-06 03:35:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-08-06 03:41:26 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 124 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 52 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.02019 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.24 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 140 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 hv70526157 Id of event.
Event Code 70526157 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv70526157, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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