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Minor earthquake, 2.93000007 mag has occurred near Pāhala in Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.172666549683S, -155.40100097656WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.93000007 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Pāhala in Hawaii. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 34.490001678467 km (21 miles). Exact location of event, depth 34.490001678467 km, -155.40100097656° West, 19.172666549683° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/11/20 / 2020-11-10 21:56:19 / November 10, 2020 @ 9:56 pm. The temblor was reported at 21:56:19 / 9:56 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv72224282. Id of event: hv72224282.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 70 km (43 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop).

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

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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 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: 8 km ESE of Pāhala, Hawaii.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.93000007 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.40100097656° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.172666549683° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 34.490001678467 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8 km ESE 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 2020-11-10 21:56:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-10 21:59:30 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 132 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 20 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 0.270000011 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 177 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 hv72224282 Id of event.
Event Code 72224282 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv72224282, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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