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Minor earthquake, 3.72 mag was detected near Naalehu in Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.136167526245S, -155.55166625977WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.72 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Naalehu in Hawaii on Sunday. The temblor was detected at 11:25:18 / 11:25 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 16/08/20 / 2020-08-16 11:25:18 / August 16, 2020 @ 11:25 am UTC/GMT. Event id: hv72091981. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv72091981. The epicenter was at a depth of 31.139999389648 km (19 miles). Exact location of event, depth 31.139999389648 km, -155.55166625977° West, 19.136167526245° North.

Event epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hilo, Kalaoa, Hawaiian Paradise Park.

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 8 km NNE of Naalehu, Hawaii.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.72 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.55166625977° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.136167526245° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 31.139999389648 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8 km NNE of Naalehu, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-08-16 11:25:18 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-16 11:31:50 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 11 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 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 217 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 0.109999999 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 110 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 hv72091981 Id of event.
Event Code 72091981 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv72091981, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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