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Minor earthquake, 2.82 mag was detected near Fern Forest in Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.365333557129S, -155.07966613769WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Fern Forest in Hawaii on Saturday. Unique identifier: hv72290892. Ids that are associated to the event: hv72290892, us7000csbm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 3.579999923706 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 3.579999923706 km, -155.07966613769° West, 19.365333557129° North. The temblor was picked up at 04:09:18 / 4:09 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/12/20 / 2020-12-19 04:09:18 / December 19, 2020 @ 4:09 am.

Epicenter of the event was 41 km (25 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park.

In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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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: 12 km SSE of Fern Forest, Hawaii. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.82 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.07966613769° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.365333557129° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.579999923706 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12 km SSE of Fern Forest, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-12-19 04:09:18 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-19 04:17:06 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 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,us, 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 0.280000001 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 152 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 hv72290892 Id of event.
Event Code 72290892 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv72290892,us7000csbm, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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