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Minor earthquake, 2.93 mag was detected near Honaunau-Napoopoo in Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.403165817261S, -155.73983764648WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.93 (ml/mb) was reported 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Honaunau-Napoopoo in Hawaii on Saturday. Id of earthquake: hv72307527. Event ids that are associated: hv72307527. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/01/21 / 2021-01-02 07:54:43 / January 2, 2021 @ 7:54 am. The epicenter was at a depth of -1.6799999475479 km (-1 miles). The temblor was reported at 07:54:43 / 7:54 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.73983764648 West, latitude 19.403165817261 North, depth = -1.6799999475479 km.

Event epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Waimea (c. 9 200 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Hōlualoa (c. 8 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hilo, Waimea, Waikoloa Village. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.

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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: 14 km ESE of Honaunau-Napoopoo, Hawaii.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.93 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.73983764648° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.403165817261° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -1.6799999475479 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14 km ESE 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 2021-01-02 07:54:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-01-02 08:00:15 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 132 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 18 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 0.189999998 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 101 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 hv72307527 Id of event.
Event Code 72307527 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv72307527, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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