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Light earthquake, 4.23 mag was detected near Waimea in Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.864833831787S, -155.56416320801WA light earthquake magnitude 4.23 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Waimea in Hawaii. Exact location of earthquake, -155.56416320801° West, 19.864833831787° North, depth 23.299999237061 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: hv72281637. Ids that are associated to the event: pt20349001, hv72281637. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/12/20 / 2020-12-14 19:27:51 / December 14, 2020 @ 7:27 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23.299999237061 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 19:27:51 / 7:27 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hilo (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 20 km SSE of Waimea, Hawaii. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.23 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.56416320801° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.864833831787° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 23.299999237061 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 20 km SSE of Waimea, Hawaii Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-12-14 19:27:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-14 19:33:22 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 15 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 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 281 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 ,pt,hv, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 52 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 0.109999999 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 207 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 hv72281637 Id of event.
Event Code 72281637 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pt20349001,hv72281637, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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