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Strong earthquake, 6.8 mag strikes near Chirik

Earthquake location 56.627S, -156.453WA earthquake magnitude 6.8 (mg/mb) has struck on Thursday, 103 kilometers (64 miles) from Chirik. The temblor was reported at 21:00:08 / 9:00 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 62 km (39 miles). Global time of event 29/05/15 / 2015-05-29 07:00:08 / May 29, 2015 @ 7:00 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Chirik, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -156.453 West, latitude 56.627 North, depth 62 km, unique identifier, at00np3ng8. Ids that are associated to the event, ,at00np3ng8,.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -156.453° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 56.627° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 62 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 103km NNW of Chirikof Island, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-05-29 07:00:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-05-29 07:06:05 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -600 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 1 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 711 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network at The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,at, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 71 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.25584477 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.92 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 147.6 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type Mi The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID at00np3ng8 Id of event.
Event Code 00np3ng8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,at00np3ng8, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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