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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 48 km NW of Wewak, Papua New Guinea

Earthquake location -3.2303S, 143.3326WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (mg/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Wewak in Papua New Guinea. The temblor was reported at 13:32:56 / 1:32 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Global time of event 19/05/15 / 2015-05-19 03:32:56 / May 19, 2015 @ 3:32 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 143.3326 East, latitude -3.2303 South, depth 35 km, unique identifier, us20002k2p. Ids that are associated to the event, ,us20002k2p,.

Close countries, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop). The epicenter was 49 km (30 miles) from Wewak (c. 18 200 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Wewak.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 143.3326° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -3.2303° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 48km NW of Wewak, Papua New Guinea Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-05-19 03:32:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-06-12 03:58:53 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 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 284 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 15.39 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.76 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 147 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 us20002k2p Id of event.
Event Code 20002k2p An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20002k2p, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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