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Minor earthquake: M2.95000005 quake has struck near Volcano in Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.395000457764S, -155.29383850098WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.95000005 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Volcano in Hawaii. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.37000000476837 km (0 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/12/20 / 2020-12-21 07:28:08 / December 21, 2020 @ 7:28 am. Exact location of earthquake, -155.29383850098° West, 19.395000457764° North, depth 0.37000000476837 km. The temblor was detected at 07:28:08 / 7:28 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: hv72294617. Event ids that are associated: hv72294617.

The epicenter was 43 km (27 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kailua, Hōlualoa, Hilo.

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

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 8 km SW of Volcano, Hawaii.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.95000005 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.29383850098° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.395000457764° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 0.37000000476837 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8 km SW 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 2020-12-21 07:28:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-21 07:30:58 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 134 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 25 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 0.319999993 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 55 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 hv72294617 Id of event.
Event Code 72294617 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv72294617, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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