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Moderate earthquake: M5 quake strikes near Buldir Island in Alaska

Earthquake location 52.0415S, 176.6871WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (mg/mb) has striked on Friday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Buldir Island in Alaska. The temblor was reported at 09:51:31 / 9:51 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 78.69 km (49 miles). Global time of event 2014-11-14 09:51:31 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Buldir Island in Alaska, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 176.6871 East, latitude 52.0415 North, depth 78.69 km.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 176.6871° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 52.0415° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 78.69 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 62km SE of Buldir Island, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2014-11-14 09:51:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2014-11-14 10:11:42 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 720 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 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 385 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources atus A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.727 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.09 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 127 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID usc000sx8i Id of event.
Event Code c000sx8i An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS at00nf0wpsusc000sx8i A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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