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Minor earthquake, 2.83999991 mag was detected near Pāhala in Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.193500518799S, -155.48333740234WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.83999991 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Pāhala in Hawaii. Unique identifier: hv72384107. Ids that are associated to the event: hv72384107. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 32.610000610352 km (20 miles). The 2.83999991-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:30:30 / 10:30 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/03/21 / 2021-03-15 10:30:30 / March 15, 2021 @ 10:30 am. Exact location of event, longitude -155.48333740234 West, latitude 19.193500518799 North, depth = 32.610000610352 km.

Earthquake epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). 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 Kailua, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park.

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 1 km SSW of Pāhala, Hawaii. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.83999991 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.48333740234° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.193500518799° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 32.610000610352 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1 km SSW 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 2021-03-15 10:30:30 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-03-15 10:33:46 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 44 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 82 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 hv72384107 Id of event.
Event Code 72384107 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv72384107, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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