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Minor earthquake 2.98000002 mag, 11 km ENE of Pāhala, Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.236499786377S, -155.37733459473WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.98000002 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Pāhala in Hawaii on Friday. The 2.98000002-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:55:00 / 4:55 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv72128646. Id of event: hv72128646. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 31.610000610352 km (20 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/09/20 / 2020-09-11 04:55:00 / September 11, 2020 @ 4:55 am. Exact location of earthquake, -155.37733459473° West, 19.236499786377° North, depth 31.610000610352 km.

The epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kailua, Hōlualoa, Hilo.

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 11 km ENE of Pāhala, Hawaii.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.98000002 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.37733459473° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.236499786377° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 31.610000610352 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11 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 2020-09-11 04:55:00 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-11 04:58:21 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 137 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 51 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 147 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 hv72128646 Id of event.
Event Code 72128646 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv72128646, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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