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Minor earthquake: M2.92000008 quake has struck near Pāhala in Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.197166442871S, -155.44717407227WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.92000008 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Pāhala in Hawaii on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 36.979999542236 km (23 miles). Id of earthquake: hv72318997. Event ids that are associated: hv72318997. Global time and date of event 13/01/21 / 2021-01-13 19:36:58 / January 13, 2021 @ 7:36 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -155.44717407227 West, latitude 19.197166442871 North, depth = 36.979999542236 km. The temblor was picked up at 19:36:58 / 7:36 pm (local time epicenter).

Earthquake epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kailua, Hōlualoa, Hilo (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, 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 in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 3 km E of Pāhala, Hawaii. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.92000008 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.44717407227° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.197166442871° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 36.979999542236 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3 km E 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 2021-01-13 19:36:58 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-01-13 19:40:13 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 131 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 34 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 0.129999995 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 151 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 hv72318997 Id of event.
Event Code 72318997 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv72318997, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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