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Minor earthquake, 2.82999992 mag has occurred near Pāhala in Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.183332443237S, -155.46549987793WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.82999992 (ml/mb) was reported 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Pāhala in Hawaii on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 33.5 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.82999992-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:42:48 / 1:42 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -155.46549987793° West, 19.183332443237° North, depth 33.5 km. All ids that are associated to the event: hv72234402. Unique identifier: hv72234402. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/11/20 / 2020-11-18 13:42:48 / November 18, 2020 @ 1:42 pm UTC/GMT.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kailua, Hilo, Hōlualoa. Earthquake epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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. 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: 2 km SSE of Pāhala, Hawaii.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.82999992 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.46549987793° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.183332443237° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 33.5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2 km SSE 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 2020-11-18 13:42:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-18 13:46:05 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 123 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 49 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 0.129999995 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 107 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 hv72234402 Id of event.
Event Code 72234402 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv72234402, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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