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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag strikes near Honaunau-Napoopoo in Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.489333333333S, -155.66916666667WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Honaunau-Napoopoo in Hawaii. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/12/20 / 2020-12-05 14:22:56 / December 5, 2020 @ 2:22 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 3.8 km (2 miles). Exact location of event, depth 3.8 km, -155.66916666667° West, 19.489333333333° North. Id of earthquake: hv72263517. Event ids that are associated: hv72263517. The temblor was detected at 14:22:56 / 2:22 pm (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 66 km (41 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hilo (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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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. 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: 20 km E of Honaunau-Napoopoo, Hawaii.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.66916666667° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.489333333333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.8 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 20 km E of Honaunau-Napoopoo, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-12-05 14:22:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-05 14:59:05 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 reviewed 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 121 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 28 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 0.1 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 88 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 hv72263517 Id of event.
Event Code 72263517 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv72263517, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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