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Minor earthquake 2.85 mag, 27 km ENE of Honaunau-Napoopoo, Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.559999465942S, -155.62367248535WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) strikes 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Honaunau-Napoopoo in Hawaii on Tuesday. Exact location, longitude -155.62367248535° West, latitude 19.559999465942° North, depth = 6.460000038147 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/10/20 / 2020-10-06 22:57:36 / October 6, 2020 @ 10:57 pm. Event id: hv72169721. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv72169721. The temblor was detected at 22:57:36 / 10:57 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.460000038147 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Event epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 42 km (26 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, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hilo (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 seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 27 km ENE of Honaunau-Napoopoo, Hawaii. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.85 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.62367248535° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.559999465942° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.460000038147 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 27 km ENE of Honaunau-Napoopoo, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-10-06 22:57:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-06 23:03:07 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 125 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 44 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 0.360000014 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 149 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 hv72169721 Id of event.
Event Code 72169721 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv72169721, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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