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Minor earthquake, 3.18000007 mag was detected near Pāhala in Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.223499298096S, -155.37750244141WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.18000007 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Pāhala in Hawaii on Wednesday. Unique identifier: hv72296777. Ids that are associated to the event: hv72296777. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/12/20 / 2020-12-23 03:19:44 / December 23, 2020 @ 3:19 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 03:19:44 / 3:19 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 31.430000305176 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.37750244141 West, latitude 19.223499298096 North, depth = 31.430000305176 km.

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 64 km (40 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kailua, Hōlualoa, Hilo (min 5000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days two hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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: 10 km ENE of Pāhala, Hawaii.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.18000007 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.37750244141° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.223499298096° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 31.430000305176 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10 km ENE 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 2020-12-23 03:19:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-23 03:22:53 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 156 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 54 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 0.150000006 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 154 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 hv72296777 Id of event.
Event Code 72296777 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv72296777, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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