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Strong earthquake 6.7 mag, 155 km NNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

Earthquake location -55.4S, -28.1WA earthquake magnitude 6.7 (mg/mb) has striked on Monday, 155 kilometers (96 miles) from Visokoi Island in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. The temblor was reported at 08:00:57 / 8:00 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 15 km (9 miles). Global time of event 2015-02-16 10:00:57 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Visokoi Island in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -28.1 West, latitude -55.4 South, depth 15 km.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -28.1° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -55.4° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 15 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 155km NNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-02-16 22:00:57 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-02-16 22:12:21 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 691 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 atpt A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 24 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 4.91468292 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.81 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 79.2 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 at00njvx5d Id of event.
Event Code 00njvx5d An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS at00njvx5dpt15047001 A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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