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Minor earthquake: M3.9 quake has struck near Fern Forest in Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.350334167481S, -155.07800292969WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was reported 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Fern Forest in Hawaii on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.1799998283386 km (4 miles). The temblor was detected at 00:13:09 / 12:13 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 6.1799998283386 km, -155.07800292969° West, 19.350334167481° North. Global time and date of event 02/02/21 / 2021-02-02 00:13:09 / February 2, 2021 @ 12:13 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv72337977. Id of event: hv72337977.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 42 km (26 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop).

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

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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: 14 km SSE of Fern Forest, Hawaii.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.07800292969° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.350334167481° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.1799998283386 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14 km SSE of Fern Forest, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-02-02 00:13:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-02 00:19:25 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 36 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.716 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 249 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 46 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 0.170000002 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 162 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 hv72337977 Id of event.
Event Code 72337977 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv72337977, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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