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Minor earthquake, 3.28999996 mag was detected near Pāhala in Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.25S, -155.39566040039WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.28999996 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Pāhala in Hawaii on Saturday. The temblor was detected at 18:34:49 / 6:34 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv72315027. Id of event: hv72315027. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 32.900001525879 km (20 miles). Exact location of event, depth 32.900001525879 km, -155.39566040039° West, 19.25° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/01/21 / 2021-01-09 18:34:49 / January 9, 2021 @ 6:34 pm UTC/GMT.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kalaoa, Kailua, Hōlualoa (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 62 km (39 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.28999996 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.39566040039° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.25° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 32.900001525879 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 2021-01-09 18:34:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-01-09 18:38:04 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 167 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 56 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 107 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 hv72315027 Id of event.
Event Code 72315027 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv72315027, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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