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Minor earthquake 2.8499999 mag, 5 km SSW of Volcano, Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.40016746521S, -155.26216125488WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8499999 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.26216125488 West, latitude 19.40016746521 North, depth = 0.56000000238419 km. The temblor was reported at 12:12:02 / 12:12 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/11/20 / 2020-11-21 12:12:02 / November 21, 2020 @ 12:12 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 0.56000000238419 km (0 miles). Unique identifier: hv72239387. Ids that are associated to the event: hv72239387.

Earthquake epicenter was 41 km (25 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). 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 Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park.

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

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8499999 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.26216125488° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.40016746521° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 0.56000000238419 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5 km SSW of Volcano, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-11-21 12:12:02 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-21 12:14:57 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 125 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 15 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 0.239999995 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 64 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 hv72239387 Id of event.
Event Code 72239387 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv72239387, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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