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Light earthquake 4.2 mag, 34 km SSW of Kiska Volcano, Alaska



Earthquake location 51.8042S, 177.4626WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (mg/mb) has striked on Sunday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Kiska Volcano in Alaska. The temblor was reported at 02:21:58 / 2:21 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 63.78 km (40 miles). Global time of event 19/04/15 / 2015-04-19 11:21:58 / April 19, 2015 @ 11:21 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 177.4626 East, latitude 51.8042 North, depth 63.78 km, unique identifier, us200027n2.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 177.4626° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.8042° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 63.78 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 34km SSW of Kiska Volcano, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-04-19 11:21:58 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-05-01 11:13:29 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -540 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 271 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 ,ak,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 0.665 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.85 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 111 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 us200027n2 Id of event.
Event Code 200027n2 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak11555913,us200027n2, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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