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Minor earthquake, 3.19000006 mag was detected near Pāhala in Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.197332382202S, -155.46166992188WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.19000006 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Pāhala in Hawaii. Event id: hv72303062. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: hv72303062. The temblor was reported at 23:26:52 / 11:26 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.46166992188 West, latitude 19.197332382202 North, depth = 31.579999923706 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/12/20 / 2020-12-28 23:26:52 / December 28, 2020 @ 11:26 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 31.579999923706 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kalaoa, Kailua, Hilo. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 71 km (44 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 1 km ESE of Pāhala, Hawaii.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.19000006 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.46166992188° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.197332382202° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 31.579999923706 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1 km ESE 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 2020-12-28 23:26:52 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-28 23:30:11 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 157 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 0.140000001 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 107 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 hv72303062 Id of event.
Event Code 72303062 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv72303062, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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