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Light earthquake 4.6 mag, 127 km WNW of Hofn, Iceland



Earthquake location 64.5169S, -17.7873WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (mg/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 127 kilometers (79 miles) from Hofn in Iceland. The temblor was reported at 07:25:49 / 7:25 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 8.54 km (5 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-24 07:25:49 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -17.7873 West, latitude 64.5169 North, depth 8.54 km.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -17.7873° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 64.5169° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.54 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 127km WNW of Hofn, Iceland Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-01-24 07:25:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-01-24 07:46:25 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 0 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 0 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 326 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 1.542 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.69 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 99 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 usc000tish Id of event.
Event Code c000tish An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS usc000tish A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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