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Earthquake: M 5.6 quake strikes near Nikolski in Alaska

Earthquake location 52.3316S, -168.6324WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (mg/mb) was reported Monday, 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Nikolski in Alaska. The temblor was reported at 08:16:54 / 8:16 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 16.5 km (10 miles). Global time of event 2015-02-03 07:16:54 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Nikolski in Alaska, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -168.6324 West, latitude 52.3316 North, depth 16.5 km.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -168.6324° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 52.3316° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 16.5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 69km SSE of Nikolski, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-02-03 07:16:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-02-03 07:38:26 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 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 482 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 atus 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 0.655 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.12 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 118 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 usc000tl6w Id of event.
Event Code c000tl6w An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS at00nj6pk9usc000tl6w A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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