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Strong earthquake: M6.8 quake strikes near Reykjanes Ridge

Earthquake location 52.8S, -32WA earthquake magnitude 6.8 (mg/mb) was reported Friday, Reykjanes Ridge kilometers (0 miles) from Reykjanes Ridge. The temblor was reported at 04:59:19 / 4:59 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time of event 2015-02-13 06:59:19 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Reykjanes Ridge, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -32 West, latitude 52.8 North, depth 10 km.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -32° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 52.8° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Reykjanes Ridge Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-02-13 18:59:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-02-13 19:10:08 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 711 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network at The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources at A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 135 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 8.98225453 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.81 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 50.4 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type Mi The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID at00njq4qr Id of event.
Event Code 00njq4qr An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS at00njq4qr A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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