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Minor earthquake, 3.01 mag has occurred near Pāhala in Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.223667144775S, -155.45449829102WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.01 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Pāhala in Hawaii. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.45449829102 West, latitude 19.223667144775 North, depth = 20.920000076294 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 20.920000076294 km (13 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv72103151. Id of event: hv72103151. The temblor was reported at 01:46:46 / 1:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/08/20 / 2020-08-25 01:46:46 / August 25, 2020 @ 1:46 am.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kalaoa, Kailua, Hilo. Epicenter of the earthquake was 68 km (42 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 eight, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 3 km NE of Pāhala, Hawaii. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.01 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.45449829102° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.223667144775° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 20.920000076294 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3 km NE 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 2020-08-25 01:46:46 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-25 01:52:17 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 139 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 26 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 0.239999995 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 145 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 hv72103151 Id of event.
Event Code 72103151 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv72103151, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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