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Minor earthquake, 2.96000004 mag was detected near Pāhala in Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.163833618164S, -155.47850036621WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.96000004 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Pāhala in Hawaii on Sunday. Exact location of event, depth 31.870000839233 km, -155.47850036621° West, 19.163833618164° North. The temblor was reported at 17:55:42 / 5:55 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: hv72132061. Unique identifier: hv72132061. Global time and date of event 13/09/20 / 2020-09-13 17:55:42 / September 13, 2020 @ 5:55 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 31.870000839233 km (20 miles).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kailua, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 75 km (47 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, 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 have been detected nearby.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 4 km S of Pāhala, Hawaii. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.96000004 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.47850036621° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.163833618164° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 31.870000839233 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4 km S 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 2020-09-13 17:55:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-13 17:58:56 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 135 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 53 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 0.170000002 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 107 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 hv72132061 Id of event.
Event Code 72132061 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv72132061, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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