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Minor earthquake, 2.82999992 mag strikes near Pāhala in Hawaii

Earthquake location 19.120332717896S, -155.41316223144WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.82999992 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Pāhala in Hawaii. The temblor was reported at 05:49:45 / 5:49 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -155.41316223144° West, latitude 19.120332717896° North, depth = 40.79999923706 km. Unique identifier: hv74315916. Ids that are associated to the event: hv74315916. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 40.79999923706 km (25 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/07/24 / 2024-07-05 05:49:45 / July 5, 2024 @ 5:49 am.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hilo, Hawaiian Paradise Park, Hawaiian Paradise Park (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Hilo (c. 43 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Hawaiian Paradise Park (c. 11 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days thirty-seven and in the last 365 days eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. 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: 11 km SE of Pāhala, Hawaii.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.82999992 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.41316223144° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.120332717896° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 40.79999923706 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11 km SE 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 2024-07-05 05:49:45 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-07-05 05:52:35 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 123 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 33 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.05796 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.109999999 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 230 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 hv74315916 Id of event.
Event Code 74315916 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,hv74315916, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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