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Minor earthquake, 2.86999989 mag strikes near Hawaii region, Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.19683265686S, -155.50115966797WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.86999989 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, Hawaii region, Hawaii kilometers (0 miles) from Hawaii region, Hawaii. The temblor was reported at 13:58:41 / 1:58 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 17/07/20 / 2020-07-17 13:58:41 / July 17, 2020 @ 1:58 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 34.119998931885 km (21 miles). Exact location of event, depth 34.119998931885 km, -155.50115966797° West, 19.19683265686° North. Event id: hv72048372. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv72048372.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hilo, Kailua, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 73 km (46 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.86999989 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.50115966797° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.19683265686° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 34.119998931885 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Hawaii region, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-07-17 13:58:41 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-07-17 14:04:14 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 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 0.119999997 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 66 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 hv72048372 Id of event.
Event Code 72048372 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv72048372, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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