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30 July 2016

EARTHQUAKE: Magnitude 7.7 PAGAN REG., N. MARIANA ISLANDS 29/07/2016 21:18 (UTC)

EMSC earthquake notification

Magnitude 7.7 29/07/2016 21:18 PAGAN REG., N. MARIANA ISLANDS

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A magnitude 7.7 earthquake has occurred PAGAN REG., N. MARIANA ISLANDS at:
18.58N 145.51E Depth 268km 29/07/2016 at 21:18:30 (Universal Time)

Earthquake location with respect to nearby cities:
1965 km S Yokohama (pop 3574443, local time 06:18:30.4 2016-07-30)
1943 km S Yokosuka (pop 428992, local time 06:18:30.4 2016-07-30)
572 km N Tamuning (pop 11254, local time 07:18:30.4 2016-07-30)

Comments :

Manual location disseminated on 29/07/2016 21:41 (UTC)
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M7.7 PAGAN REG., N. MARIANA ISLANDS 29/07/2016 21:18 (UTC)

29/07/2016 21:18.
Magnitude 7.7.
PAGAN REGION, NORTH MARIANA ISLANDS .
Latitude 18.58 North.
Longitude 145.51 East.
Depth 269 kilometers.
375 kilometers North West of Mutcho

ALERT: Mw 7.7 PAGAN REG., N. MARIANA ISLANDS 375 km NW Mutcho 29/07/2016 21:18 (UTC)

Centre Sismologique Euro-Mediterraneen
European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre

Rapid Determination of Source Parameters
operated at LDG (Paris) and IGN (Madrid)

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WARNING : These parameters are preliminary and subject to revision.
Location and magnitude estimations may be revised if necessary in
an INFORMATION message.
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EARTHQUAKE on 29/07/2016 at 21:18 (UTC)
PAGAN REG., N. MARIANA ISLANDS 375 km NW Mutcho

MAGNITUDE: Mw 7.7

Data provided by: BUD GFZ GSRC JMA KAN NEIC NEWS

Latitude = 18.58 N
Longitude = 145.51 E
Origin Time = 21:18:30.4 (UTC)
Depth = 269 Km
RMS = 1.30 sec
Gap = 14 degrees
95% confidence ellipse: - Semi major = 4.4 Km
- Semi minor = 3.8 Km
- Azimuth of major axis = 80 degrees

Number of data used = 380

Preliminary location computed on Fri Jul 29 21:41:00 2016 (UTC)
Done by S Godey

Comments :

Message number: 2330

All magnitudes estimations :
M 7.7 (BUD) M 7.6 (GFZ) Mb7.2 (GSRC) Mw7.6 (JMA)
Mw7.6 (KAN) Mw7.7 (NEIC) Mb5.5 (NEWS)

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