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Minor earthquake 2.89 mag, 7 km SSW of Pāhala, Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.135833740234S, -155.49884033203WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Pāhala in Hawaii on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.49884033203 West, latitude 19.135833740234 North, depth = 32.540000915527 km. Event id: hv72249567. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv72249567. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/11/20 / 2020-11-28 16:48:32 / November 28, 2020 @ 4:48 pm. The temblor was reported at 16:48:32 / 4:48 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 32.540000915527 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kailua, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hōlualoa. Earthquake epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: 7 km SSW of Pāhala, Hawaii.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.89 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.49884033203° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.135833740234° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 32.540000915527 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7 km SSW 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 2020-11-28 16:48:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-28 16:54:25 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 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 129 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 0.119999997 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 166 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 hv72249567 Id of event.
Event Code 72249567 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv72249567, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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