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Minor earthquake: M2.95 quake has struck near Pahala in Hawaii

Earthquake location 18.9163342S, -155.1756592WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) strikes 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Pahala in Hawaii on Monday. Unique identifier: hv71509012. Ids that are associated to the event: hv71509012. Exact location of earthquake, -155.1756592° West, 18.9163342° North, depth 6.99 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/05/20 / 2020-05-12 01:20:07 / May 12, 2020 @ 1:20 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.99 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 15:20:07 / 3:20 pm (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 69 km (43 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Nearby 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 nine, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 45 km SE of Pahala, Hawaii.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.95 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.1756592° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.9163342° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.99 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 45km 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 01:20:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-12 01:23:15 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 42 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.3605 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 269 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 hv71509012 Id of event.
Event Code 71509012 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv71509012, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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