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Minor earthquake: M2.86999989 quake has struck near Pāhala in Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.262500762939S, -155.43966674805WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.86999989 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Pāhala in Hawaii on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.43966674805 West, latitude 19.262500762939 North, depth = 0.33000001311302 km. The temblor was picked up at 19:40:57 / 7:40 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/06/24 / 2024-06-13 19:40:57 / June 13, 2024 @ 7:40 pm. Event id: hv74275906. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ms8l, hv74275906. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0.33000001311302 km (0 miles).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kalaoa, Kailua, Hōlualoa (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Kailua (c. 12 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Kalaoa (c. 9 600 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fourty-seven and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: 7 km NNE of Pāhala, Hawaii.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.86999989 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.43966674805° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.262500762939° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 0.33000001311302 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7 km NNE 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 2024-06-13 19:40:57 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-06-13 19:47:02 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 127 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 ,us,hv, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 56 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.05777 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.349999994 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 hv74275906 Id of event.
Event Code 74275906 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000ms8l,hv74275906, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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