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Minor earthquake, 2.82 mag has occurred near Pahala in Hawaii

Earthquake location 18.9128342S, -155.1595001WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) was reported 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Pahala in Hawaii on Monday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11.07 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: hv71509327. Event ids that are associated: hv71509327. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/05/20 / 2020-05-12 04:49:50 / May 12, 2020 @ 4:49 am UTC/GMT. The 2.82-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:49:50 / 6:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.1595001 West, latitude 18.9128342 North, depth = 11.07 km.

Event epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hawaiian Paradise Park. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-two, in the last 10 days twenty-nine, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 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: 46 km SE of Pahala, Hawaii.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.82 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.1595001° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.9128342° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11.07 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 46km 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 2020-05-12 04:49:50 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-12 04:55:26 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 122 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 40 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.3716 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 263 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 hv71509327 Id of event.
Event Code 71509327 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv71509327, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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