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Minor earthquake, 3.04 mag strikes near Pāhala in Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.395334243774S, -155.44050598144WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.04 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Pāhala in Hawaii. Global time and date of event 29/01/21 / 2021-01-29 19:10:06 / January 29, 2021 @ 7:10 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.0699996948242 km (5 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -155.44050598144° West, 19.395334243774° North, depth 8.0699996948242 km. The temblor was detected at 19:10:06 / 7:10 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: hv72334707. Ids that are associated to the event: hv72334707.

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), 64 km (40 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Waimea, Waikoloa Village, Kalaoa.

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

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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: 21 km N of Pāhala, Hawaii.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.04 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.44050598144° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.395334243774° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.0699996948242 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 21 km N 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 2021-01-29 19:10:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-01-29 19:17:51 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 142 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 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 0.140000001 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 28 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 hv72334707 Id of event.
Event Code 72334707 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv72334707, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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