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Moderate earthquake: M5.2 quake strikes near Isangel in Vanuatu

Earthquake location -20.5772S, 169.8624WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (mg/mb) was reported Monday, 129 kilometers (80 miles) from Isangel in Vanuatu. The temblor was reported at 10:55:51 / 10:55 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 143.83 km (89 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-25 11:55:51 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 169.8624 East, latitude -20.5772 South, depth 143.83 km.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 169.8624° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -20.5772° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 143.83 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 129km SSE of Isangel, Vanuatu Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-01-25 23:55:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-01-26 00:47:02 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 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 416 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 3.517 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.97 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 42 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 usc000tj11 Id of event.
Event Code c000tj11 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS usc000tj11 A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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