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Minor earthquake, 3.1 mag was detected near Honoka’a in Hawaii

Earthquake location 20.7166667S, -154.7718333WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 101 km NE of Honoka’a, Hawaii (63 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.69 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -154.7718333 West, latitude 20.7166667 North, depth = 19.69 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv71043757. Id of event: hv71043757. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/07/19 / 2019-07-12 13:17:01 / July 12, 2019 @ 1:17 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 03:17:01 / 3:17 am (local time epicenter).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 101 km NE of Honoka’a, Hawaii.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -154.7718333° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 20.7166667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 19.69 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 101km NE of Honoka'a, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-07-12 13:17:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-12 21:12:38 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 reviewed 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 148 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 76 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.16 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 266 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 hv71043757 Id of event.
Event Code 71043757 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv71043757, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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