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Light earthquake: M4.9 quake strikes near Chirik

Earthquake location 56.4691S, -156.4514WA light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (mg/mb) has struck on Friday, 101 kilometers (63 miles) from Chirik. The temblor was reported at 18:40:06 / 6:40 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 70.2 km (44 miles). Global time of event 30/05/15 / 2015-05-30 04:40:06 / May 30, 2015 @ 4:40 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Chirik, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -156.4514 West, latitude 56.4691 North, depth 70.2 km, unique identifier, ak11611512. Ids that are associated to the event, ,at00np5bmt,us20002kh1,ak11611512,.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -156.4514° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 56.4691° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 70.2 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 101km NW 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 2015-05-30 04:40:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-05-30 05:25:08 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 3.4 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 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 369 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 ,at,us,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 0.75 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 ak11611512 Id of event.
Event Code 11611512 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,at00np5bmt,us20002kh1,ak11611512, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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