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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag strikes near Ndoi Island in Fiji



Earthquake location -21.4162S, -178.2528WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (mg/mb) has struck on Thursday, 96 kilometers (60 miles) from Ndoi Island in Fiji. The temblor was reported at 00:43:59 / 12:43 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 500.77 km (311 miles). Global time of event 14/05/15 / 2015-05-14 12:43:59 / May 14, 2015 @ 12:43 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -178.2528 West, latitude -21.4162 South, depth 500.77 km, unique identifier, us100028y5. Ids that are associated to the event, ,us100028y5,.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -178.2528° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -21.4162° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 500.77 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 96km SSE of Ndoi Island, Fiji Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-05-14 12:43:59 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-05-14 13:03:11 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -720 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 326 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 5.046 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.18 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 100 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 us100028y5 Id of event.
Event Code 100028y5 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100028y5, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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