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Earthquake: M 4.9 quake strikes near Lata in Solomon Islands

Earthquake location -11.4004S, 166.4239WA light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (mg/mb) has striked on Tuesday, 99 kilometers (62 miles) from Lata in Solomon Islands. The temblor was reported at 08:11:36 / 8:11 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 115.35 km (72 miles). Global time of event 2014-11-25 09:11:36 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 166.4239 East, latitude -11.4004 South, depth 115.35 km.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 166.4239° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -11.4004° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 115.35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 99km SE of Lata, Solomon Islands Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2014-11-25 09:11:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2014-11-25 09:34:01 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 660 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 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 369 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 us 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 6.662 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.68 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 114 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 usb000sztp Id of event.
Event Code b000sztp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS usb000sztp A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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