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Earthquake: M 6.7 quake strikes near Gisborne in New Zealand



Earthquake location -37.8423S, 179.7588WA earthquake magnitude 6.7 (mg/mb) has occurred on Monday, 178 kilometers (111 miles) from Gisborne in New Zealand. The temblor was reported at 10:33:21 / 10:33 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Global time of event 2014-11-16 10:33:21 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Gisborne in New Zealand, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 179.7588 East, latitude -37.8423 South, depth 35 km.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 179.7588° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -37.8423° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 178km ENE of Gisborne, New Zealand Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2014-11-16 22:33:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2014-11-16 22:48:42 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 4.67 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 691 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 ptatus 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 1.185 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 70 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mwp The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID usc000sxye Id of event.
Event Code c000sxye An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS pt14320000at00nf5lbfusc000sxye A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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