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Minor earthquake, 3.73 mag was detected near Pāhala in Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.174999237061S, -155.45599365234WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.73 (ml/mb) strikes 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Pāhala in Hawaii on Friday. The 3.73-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:12:40 / 5:12 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/12/20 / 2020-12-25 05:12:40 / December 25, 2020 @ 5:12 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 31.469999313354 km (20 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv72298972. Id of event: hv72298972. Exact location, longitude -155.45599365234° West, latitude 19.174999237061° North, depth = 31.469999313354 km.

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kalaoa, Kailua, Hilo (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 76 km (47 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), 83 km (51 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 3 km SE of Pāhala, Hawaii.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.73 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.45599365234° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.174999237061° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 31.469999313354 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3 km SE 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 2020-12-25 05:12:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-25 05:18:57 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 214 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 27 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 0.159999996 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 133 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 hv72298972 Id of event.
Event Code 72298972 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv72298972, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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