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Light earthquake, 4.48 mag was detected near Fern Forest in Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.332666397095S, -155.11315917969WA light earthquake magnitude 4.48 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Fern Forest in Hawaii. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.11315917969 West, latitude 19.332666397095 North, depth = 3.9000000953674 km. The 4.48-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:20:01 / 9:20 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 3.9000000953674 km (2 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/07/20 / 2020-07-03 09:20:01 / July 3, 2020 @ 9:20 am. Event id: hv72027572. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt20185002, hv72027572. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 44 km (27 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Waimea, Hōlualoa, Hilo (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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: 14 km S of Fern Forest, Hawaii. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.48 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.11315917969° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.332666397095° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.9000000953674 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14 km S of Fern Forest, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-07-03 09:20:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-07-03 09:25:40 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 18 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.3 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 317 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 ,pt,hv, 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 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.25 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 142 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 hv72027572 Id of event.
Event Code 72027572 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pt20185002,hv72027572, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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