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Minor earthquake, 2.85 mag has occurred near Pāhala in Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.190999984741S, -155.49217224121WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) strikes 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Pāhala in Hawaii on Wednesday. Id of earthquake: hv72346912. Event ids that are associated: hv72346912. Global time and date of event 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 15:31:40 / February 10, 2021 @ 3:31 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.49217224121 West, latitude 19.190999984741 North, depth = 32.740001678467 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 32.740001678467 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.85-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:31:40 / 3:31 pm (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hilo, Kailua, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 73 km (46 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

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

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 1 km SW of Pāhala, Hawaii.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.85 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.49217224121° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.190999984741° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 32.740001678467 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1 km SW 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 2021-02-10 15:31:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-10 15:37:25 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 126 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 50 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 0.109999999 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 134 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 hv72346912 Id of event.
Event Code 72346912 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv72346912, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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