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Earthquake: M 6.9 quake strikes near Finschhafen in Papua New Guinea

Earthquake location -6.1S, 148.3WA earthquake magnitude 6.9 (mg/mb) has occurred on Friday, 73 kilometers (45 miles) from Finschhafen in Papua New Guinea. The temblor was reported at 01:33:59 / 1:33 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 65 km (40 miles). Global time of event 2014-11-07 03:33:59 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Finschhafen in Papua New Guinea, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 148.3 East, latitude -6.1 South, depth 65 km.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 148.3° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -6.1° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 65 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 73km NE of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2014-11-07 03:33:59 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2014-11-07 03:45:06 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 600 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 REVIEWED Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 1 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 732 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network at The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ptat A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 41 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 3.46570037 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.74 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 43.2 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type Mi The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID at00nen7mq Id of event.
Event Code 00nen7mq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS pt14311000at00nen7mq A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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