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Minor earthquake 3.32 mag, 26 km NNW of Pahala, Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.4115009S, -155.5996704WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.32 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Pahala in Hawaii. The epicenter was at a depth of -3.79 km (-2 miles). The temblor was reported at 06:39:07 / 6:39 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv71284601. Id of event: hv71284601. Exact location, longitude -155.5996704° West, latitude 19.4115009° North, depth = -3.79 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/12/19 / 2019-12-19 16:39:07 / December 19, 2019 @ 4:39 pm.

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 64 km (40 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hawaiian Paradise Park, Waimea, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 26 km NNW of Pahala, Hawaii.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.32 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.5996704° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.4115009° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -3.79 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 26km NNW 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 2019-12-19 16:39:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-12-19 16:44:51 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 170 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 56 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.02776 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.35 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 40 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 hv71284601 Id of event.
Event Code 71284601 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv71284601, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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