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Moderate earthquake 5 mag, 26 km SSE of Zuobude, China

Earthquake location 27.7706S, 86.3571WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (mg/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Zuobude in China. The temblor was reported at 09:17:12 / 9:17 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 31.28 km (19 miles). Global time of event 2014-12-18 03:32:12 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 86.3571 East, latitude 27.7706 North, depth 31.28 km.

Close countries, Nepal (c. 28 952 000 pop). The epicenter was 102 km (64 miles) from Kathmandu (c. 1 442 300 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Pātan (c. 183 300 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Panaoti (c. 27 600 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Khāndbāri (c. 22 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Banepa (c. 17 200 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pātan, Kathmandu, Khāndbāri.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 86.3571° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 27.7706° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 31.28 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 26km SSE of Zuobude, China Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2014-12-18 15:32:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2014-12-18 16:20:44 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 345 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 43 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.3 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 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 403 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 4.609 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 40 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 usc000t7wj Id of event.
Event Code c000t7wj An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS usc000t7wj A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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