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Minor earthquake, 2.94 mag strikes near Pahala in Hawaii

Earthquake location 18.9115009S, -155.2011719WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) was reported 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Pahala in Hawaii on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.2011719 West, latitude 18.9115009 North, depth = 11.22 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11.22 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.94-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:31:52 / 2:31 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/03/20 / 2020-03-24 00:31:52 / March 24, 2020 @ 12:31 am. All ids that are associated to the event: hv71442947. Unique identifier: hv71442947.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hawaiian Paradise Park. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 70 km (43 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days one hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.

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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 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: 43 km SE of Pahala, Hawaii.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.94 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.2011719° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.9115009° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11.22 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 43km SE 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 2020-03-24 00:31:52 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-24 00:35:06 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 133 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 49 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.3461 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.17 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 251 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 hv71442947 Id of event.
Event Code 71442947 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv71442947, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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