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Moderate earthquake 5.8 mag, 68 km S of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands



Earthquake location -59.6468S, -26.3732WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.8 (mg/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Bristol Island in South Sandwich Islands. The temblor was reported at 19:06:41 / 7:06 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 36.64 km (23 miles). Global time of event 24/05/15 / 2015-05-24 21:06:41 / May 24, 2015 @ 9:06 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -26.3732 West, latitude -59.6468 South, depth 36.64 km, unique identifier, us10002byb. Ids that are associated to the event, ,us10002byb,.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -26.3732° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -59.6468° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 36.64 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 68km S of Bristol Island, 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 2015-05-24 21:06:41 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-05-24 21:33:07 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -120 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 3.66 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 518 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 7.705 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.87 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 41 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 us10002byb Id of event.
Event Code 10002byb An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10002byb, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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