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Minor earthquake, 2.83999991 mag was detected near Naalehu in Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.056833267212S, -155.45100402832WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.83999991 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Naalehu in Hawaii. Id of earthquake: hv72325492. Event ids that are associated: hv72325492. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/01/21 / 2021-01-20 08:48:34 / January 20, 2021 @ 8:48 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -155.45100402832° West, latitude 19.056833267212° North, depth = 37.330001831055 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 37.330001831055 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.83999991-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:48:34 / 8:48 am (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hawaiian Paradise Park. Epicenter of the event was 71 km (44 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 13 km E of Naalehu, Hawaii.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.83999991 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.45100402832° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.056833267212° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 37.330001831055 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13 km E of Naalehu, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-01-20 08:48:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-01-20 08:51:56 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 124 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 21 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 199 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 hv72325492 Id of event.
Event Code 72325492 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv72325492, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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