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Minor earthquake, 3.11999989 mag was detected near Pāhala in Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.199333190918S, -155.50183105469WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.11999989 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Pāhala in Hawaii. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34.819999694824 km (22 miles). Id of earthquake: hv72168436. Event ids that are associated: hv72168436. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.50183105469 West, latitude 19.199333190918 North, depth = 34.819999694824 km. The temblor was detected at 04:49:44 / 4:49 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/10/20 / 2020-10-06 04:49:44 / October 6, 2020 @ 4:49 am.

Epicenter of the event was 73 km (45 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kalaoa, Hilo, Kailua (min 5000 pop).

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 three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.11999989 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.50183105469° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.199333190918° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 34.819999694824 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2 km W 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 2020-10-06 04:49:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-06 04:52:56 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 150 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 0.109999999 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 77 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 hv72168436 Id of event.
Event Code 72168436 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv72168436, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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