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Minor earthquake, 2.91000009 mag has occurred near Honaunau-Napoopoo in Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.460166931152S, -155.64349365234WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.91000009 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Honaunau-Napoopoo in Hawaii. The earthquake occurred at a depth of -0.76999998092651 km (-0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -155.64349365234° West, latitude 19.460166931152° North, depth = -0.76999998092651 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv72269272. Id of event: hv72269272. The temblor was detected at 00:50:18 / 12:50 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/12/20 / 2020-12-08 00:50:18 / December 8, 2020 @ 12:50 am.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hilo (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 65 km (41 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop).

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

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 23 km E of Honaunau-Napoopoo, Hawaii. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.91000009 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.64349365234° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.460166931152° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -0.76999998092651 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 23 km E of Honaunau-Napoopoo, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-12-08 00:50:18 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-08 00:53:35 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 130 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 0.25 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 110 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 hv72269272 Id of event.
Event Code 72269272 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv72269272, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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