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Minor earthquake: M3.2 quake has struck near Pahala in Hawaii

Earthquake location 18.8780003S, -155.2141724WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Pahala in Hawaii. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.2141724 West, latitude 18.8780003 North, depth = 9.8 km. All ids that are associated to the event: hv71508902. Unique identifier: hv71508902. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9.8 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 14:08:19 / 2:08 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/05/20 / 2020-05-12 00:08:19 / May 12, 2020 @ 12:08 am.

Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hawaiian Paradise Park. Earthquake epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 45 km SE of Pahala, Hawaii. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.2141724° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.8780003° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.8 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 00:08:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-12 00:13:54 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 158 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 52 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.3798 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.18 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 257 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 hv71508902 Id of event.
Event Code 71508902 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv71508902, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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