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Minor earthquake, 3.0999999 mag has occurred near Pāhala in Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.229999542236S, -155.41600036621WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.0999999 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Pāhala in Hawaii. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 32.819999694824 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: hv72093816. Event ids that are associated: hv72093816. The 3.0999999-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:40:31 / 4:40 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/08/20 / 2020-08-17 16:40:31 / August 17, 2020 @ 4:40 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -155.41600036621° West, 19.229999542236° North, depth 32.819999694824 km.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kailua, Hōlualoa, Hilo. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 65 km (41 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 7 km ENE of Pāhala, Hawaii. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.0999999 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.41600036621° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.229999542236° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 32.819999694824 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7 km ENE 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 2020-08-17 16:40:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-17 16:45:49 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 148 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 0.140000001 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 133 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 hv72093816 Id of event.
Event Code 72093816 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv72093816, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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