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

Earthquake location 19.2238331S, -155.3791656WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Pahala in Hawaii on Monday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 33.59 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -155.3791656 West, latitude 19.2238331 North, depth = 33.59 km. Global time and date of event 25/05/20 / 2020-05-25 17:16:21 / May 25, 2020 @ 5:16 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.95-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:16:21 / 7:16 am (local time epicenter). Event id: hv71527582. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv71527582, us70009q3e.

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park. Epicenter of the event was 64 km (40 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fourty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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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 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: 7 km ENE of Pahala, Hawaii.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.95 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.3791656° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.2238331° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 33.59 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km ENE 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 2020-05-25 17:16:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-25 17:28:21 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,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 55 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.09887 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.13 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 154 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 hv71527582 Id of event.
Event Code 71527582 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv71527582,us70009q3e, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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