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Light earthquake 4.4 mag, 7 km NNE of Pāhala, Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.2689S, -155.455WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Pāhala in Hawaii. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: pt20214001, us6000b852. Unique identifier: us6000b852. The temblor was reported at 20:03:06 / 8:03 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/08/20 / 2020-08-01 20:03:06 / August 1, 2020 @ 8:03 pm. Exact location, longitude -155.455° West, latitude 19.2689° North, depth = 31.37 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 31.37 km (19 miles).

The epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Waimea, Waikoloa Village, Kalaoa (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 7 km NNE of Pāhala, Hawaii.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.455° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.2689° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 31.37 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7 km NNE of Pāhala, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-08-01 20:03:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-01 20:18:20 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 91 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 5.08 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed 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 332 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,pt,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.046 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.43 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 128 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 us6000b852 Id of event.
Event Code 6000b852 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pt20214001,us6000b852, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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