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Minor earthquake: M3.17 quake has struck near Fern Forest in Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.366167068481S, -155.13583374023WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.17 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Fern Forest in Hawaii. Exact location of event, longitude -155.13583374023 West, latitude 19.366167068481 North, depth = 3.2200000286102 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/11/20 / 2020-11-04 21:33:53 / November 4, 2020 @ 9:33 pm. The temblor was picked up at 21:33:53 / 9:33 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 3.2200000286102 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: hv72218197. Event ids that are associated: hv72218197.

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 Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park. Earthquake epicenter was 41 km (25 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 11 km S of Fern Forest, Hawaii.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.17 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.13583374023° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.366167068481° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.2200000286102 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11 km S 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 2020-11-04 21:33:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-04 21:42:37 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 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 155 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 45 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 0.25 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 175 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 hv72218197 Id of event.
Event Code 72218197 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv72218197, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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