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Minor earthquake, 2.9 mag strikes near Lazy Mountain in Alaska

Earthquake location 61.5409S, -147.9387WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (mg/mb) has struck on Saturday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Lazy Mountain in Alaska. The temblor was reported at 06:34:29 / 6:34 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 10.7 km (7 miles). Global time of event 23/05/15 / 2015-05-23 14:34:29 / May 23, 2015 @ 2:34 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -147.9387 West, latitude 61.5409 North, depth 10.7 km, unique identifier, ak11606188. Ids that are associated to the event, ,ak11606188,.

Close countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Palmer (c. 5 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Gateway (c. 5 600 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lakes, Gateway, Palmer.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -147.9387° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 61.5409° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.7 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 54km E of Lazy Mountain, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-05-23 14:34:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-05-23 14:55:03 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 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 automatic 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 129 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network ak The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,ak, 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 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.78 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ak11606188 Id of event.
Event Code 11606188 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak11606188, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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