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Minor earthquake 2.87 mag, 50 km SE of Pahala, Hawaii

Earthquake location 18.8876667S, -155.1380005WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Pahala in Hawaii. The 2.87-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:49:52 / 7:49 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/05/20 / 2020-05-12 05:49:52 / May 12, 2020 @ 5:49 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.52 km (7 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10.52 km, -155.1380005° West, 18.8876667° North. All ids that are associated to the event: hv71509422. Unique identifier: hv71509422.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hawaiian Paradise Park. Earthquake epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 has struck near.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 50 km SE of Pahala, Hawaii.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.87 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.1380005° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.8876667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.52 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 50km 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 05:49:52 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-12 05:55:26 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 127 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 39 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.3962 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.23 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 275 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 hv71509422 Id of event.
Event Code 71509422 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv71509422, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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