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Minor earthquake 2.81 mag, 48 km SW of Captain Cook, Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.231832504273S, -156.29200744629WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Captain Cook in Hawaii. The epicenter was at a depth of 5.0300002098083 km (3 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: hv72235287. Unique identifier: hv72235287. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/11/20 / 2020-11-18 22:04:28 / November 18, 2020 @ 10:04 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -156.29200744629 West, latitude 19.231832504273 North, depth = 5.0300002098083 km. The temblor was picked up at 22:04:28 / 10:04 pm (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kalaoa, Hōlualoa, Kailua (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 48 km SW of Captain Cook, Hawaii.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.81 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -156.29200744629° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.231832504273° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.0300002098083 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 48 km SW of Captain Cook, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-11-18 22:04:28 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-18 22:09:59 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 121 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 45 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 0.230000004 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 291 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 hv72235287 Id of event.
Event Code 72235287 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv72235287, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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