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Strong earthquake: M6.6 quake strikes near Punta de Burica in Panama

Earthquake location 5.828S, -82.6523WA earthquake magnitude 6.6 (mg/mb) was reported Tuesday, 245 kilometers (152 miles) from Punta de Burica in Panama. The temblor was reported at 11:07:08 / 11:07 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-07 05:07:08 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Punta de Burica in Panama, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -82.6523 West, latitude 5.828 North, depth 10 km.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -82.6523° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 5.828° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 245km S of Punta de Burica, Panama Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-01-07 05:07:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-01-07 05:31:03 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 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 3.82 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 670 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 6.532 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.22 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 69 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 usc000tcba Id of event.
Event Code c000tcba An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS pt15007000at00nhsjk9usc000tcba A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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