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Minor earthquake, 2.95 mag was detected near Honaunau-Napoopoo in Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.3969994S, -155.8828278WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Honaunau-Napoopoo in Hawaii on Friday. All ids that are associated to the event: hv71405457. Unique identifier: hv71405457. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.79 km (4 miles). The temblor was picked up at 18:47:42 / 6:47 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 6.79 km, -155.8828278° West, 19.3969994° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/02/20 / 2020-02-29 04:47:42 / February 29, 2020 @ 4:47 am.

Earthquake epicenter was 29 km (18 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Waikoloa Village (c. 6 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Waimea, Waikoloa Village, Kalaoa (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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: 6 km SSW of Honaunau-Napoopoo, Hawaii.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.95 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.8828278° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.3969994° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.79 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km SSW of Honaunau-Napoopoo, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-02-29 04:47:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-02-29 04:54:17 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 134 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 8 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1942 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.09 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 207 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 hv71405457 Id of event.
Event Code 71405457 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv71405457, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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