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Minor earthquake, 2.97 mag has occurred near Waihee-Waiehu in Hawaii

Earthquake location 21.175S, -156.42216666667WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.97 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Waihee-Waiehu in Hawaii. The temblor was reported at 10:15:06 / 10:15 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/10/20 / 2020-10-22 10:15:06 / October 22, 2020 @ 10:15 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv72192166. Id of event: hv72192166. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 37.25 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -156.42216666667 West, latitude 21.175 North, depth = 37.25 km.

The epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Kahului (c. 26 300 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Kīhei (c. 20 900 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Wailuku (c. 15 300 pop), 43 km (26 miles) from Lahaina (c. 11 700 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Waihee-Waiehu (c. 8 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kīhei, Lahaina, Pukalani.

Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 28 km NNE of Waihee-Waiehu, Hawaii.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.97 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -156.42216666667° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 21.175° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 37.25 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 28 km NNE of Waihee-Waiehu, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-10-22 10:15:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-23 05:11:56 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 reviewed 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 136 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 37 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 0.36 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 226 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 hv72192166 Id of event.
Event Code 72192166 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv72192166, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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