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Minor earthquake, 2.99000001 mag has occurred near Pāhala in Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.224166870117S, -155.37249755859WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.99000001 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Pāhala in Hawaii. The temblor was reported at 17:48:01 / 5:48 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -155.37249755859° West, latitude 19.224166870117° North, depth = 32.340000152588 km. Event id: hv72291687. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv72291687. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 32.340000152588 km (20 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/12/20 / 2020-12-19 17:48:01 / December 19, 2020 @ 5:48 pm.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hōlualoa, Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 64 km (39 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop).

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

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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: 11 km ENE of Pāhala, Hawaii.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.99000001 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.37249755859° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.224166870117° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 32.340000152588 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11 km ENE 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 2020-12-19 17:48:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-19 17:51:03 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 138 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 53 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 0.129999995 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 154 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 hv72291687 Id of event.
Event Code 72291687 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv72291687, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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