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Moderate earthquake 5.4 mag, 156 km S of Lata, Solomon Islands

Earthquake location -12.1291S, 165.727WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (mg/mb) was reported Sunday, 156 kilometers (97 miles) from Lata in Solomon Islands. The temblor was reported at 19:52:39 / 7:52 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 30.22 km (19 miles). Global time of event 17/05/15 / 2015-05-17 08:52:39 / May 17, 2015 @ 8:52 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 165.727 East, latitude -12.1291 South, depth 30.22 km, unique identifier, us100029xn. Ids that are associated to the event, ,us100029xn,.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 165.727° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -12.1291° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 30.22 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 156km S of Lata, Solomon Islands Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-05-17 08:52:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-05-17 09:08:17 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 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 449 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 6.276 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.76 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 44 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 us100029xn Id of event.
Event Code 100029xn An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100029xn, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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