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Minor earthquake, 2.93000007 mag has occurred near Volcano in Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.420166015625S, -155.30982971191WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.93000007 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.2000000476837 km (1 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/10/20 / 2020-10-23 11:48:34 / October 23, 2020 @ 11:48 am UTC/GMT. The 2.93000007-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:48:34 / 11:48 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -155.30982971191 West, latitude 19.420166015625 North, depth = 2.2000000476837 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv72194231. Id of event: hv72194231.

Epicenter of the event was 41 km (26 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Waikoloa Village, Kalaoa, Waimea.

In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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: 8 km WSW of Volcano, Hawaii.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.93000007 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.30982971191° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.420166015625° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.2000000476837 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8 km WSW of Volcano, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-10-23 11:48:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-23 11:51:48 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 132 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 35 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 0.25 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 80 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 hv72194231 Id of event.
Event Code 72194231 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv72194231, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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