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Minor earthquake, 2.92000008 mag strikes near Pa‘auilo in Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.992332458496S, -155.43850708008WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.92000008 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Pa‘auilo in Hawaii. All ids that are associated to the event: hv72128381. Unique identifier: hv72128381. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.4100000858307 km (1 miles). The temblor was picked up at 00:06:53 / 12:06 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/09/20 / 2020-09-11 00:06:53 / September 11, 2020 @ 12:06 am. Exact location, longitude -155.43850708008° West, latitude 19.992332458496° North, depth = 2.4100000858307 km.

Earthquake epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hawaiian Paradise Park, Kailua, Hōlualoa (min 5000 pop).

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 thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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. 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: 9 km SW of Pa‘auilo, Hawaii.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.92000008 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.43850708008° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.992332458496° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.4100000858307 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9 km SW of Pa‘auilo, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-09-11 00:06:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-11 00:10:01 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 131 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 34 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 0.230000004 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 267 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 hv72128381 Id of event.
Event Code 72128381 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv72128381, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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