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24 February 2017

2017-02-24 00:32:14 UPDATED: (M5.7) LAKE TANGANYIKA REGION -8.5 30.1 (10544)

== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==

***This event has been revised.


Region: LAKE TANGANYIKA REGION
Geographic coordinates: 8.477S, 30.072E
Magnitude: 5.7
Depth: 10 km
Universal Time (UTC): 24 Feb 2017 00:32:15
Time near the Epicenter: 24 Feb 2017 02:32:15
Local standard time in your area: 24 Feb 2017 02:32:15

Location with respect to nearby cities:
126 km (78 miles) SSW (210 degrees) of Kipili, Tanzania
179 km (111 miles) WSW (251 degrees) of Sumbawanga, Tanzania
224 km (139 miles) NNW (327 degrees) of Kasama, Zambia
299 km (186 miles) SSE (161 degrees) of Kalemie, Congo (Kinshasa)
574 km (357 miles) S (172 degrees) of BUJUMBURA, Burundi


ADDITIONAL EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS
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event ID : us 20008lww

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2017-02-24 00:32:14 (M6.1) LAKE TANGANYIKA REGION -8.5 30.0 (10544)

== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==



Region: LAKE TANGANYIKA REGION
Geographic coordinates: 8.451S, 30.035E
Magnitude: 6.1
Depth: 10 km
Universal Time (UTC): 24 Feb 2017 00:32:15
Time near the Epicenter: 24 Feb 2017 02:32:15
Local standard time in your area: 24 Feb 2017 02:32:15

Location with respect to nearby cities:
126 km (78 miles) SSW (213 degrees) of Kipili, Tanzania
182 km (113 miles) WSW (253 degrees) of Sumbawanga, Tanzania
229 km (142 miles) NW (326 degrees) of Kasama, Zambia
295 km (183 miles) SSE (162 degrees) of Kalemie, Congo (Kinshasa)
571 km (355 miles) S (172 degrees) of BUJUMBURA, Burundi


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event ID : us 20008lww

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EARTHQUAKE: Magnitude 5.8 LAKE TANGANYIKA REGION 24/02/2017 00:32 (UTC)

EMSC earthquake notification

Magnitude 5.8 24/02/2017 00:32 LAKE TANGANYIKA REGION

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A magnitude 5.8 earthquake has occurred LAKE TANGANYIKA REGION at:
8.37S 30.01E Depth 10km 24/02/2017 at 00:32:14 (Universal Time)

Earthquake location with respect to nearby cities:
459 km NE Lubumbashi (pop 1373770, local time 02:32:14.4 2017-02-24)
288 km S Kalemie (pop 146974, local time 02:32:14.4 2017-02-24)
124 km SW Kirando (pop 33111, local time 02:32:14.4 2017-02-24)
39 km E Kaputa (pop 2683, local time 02:32:14.4 2017-02-24)

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Manual location disseminated on 24/02/2017 00:47 (UTC)
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INFO: Mw 5.8 LAKE TANGANYIKA REGION 13 km E Muchenja 24/02/2017 00:32 (UTC)

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EMSC HAS RECORDED THE FOLLOWING SEISMIC EVENT
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EARTHQUAKE on 24/02/2017 at 00:32 (UTC)
LAKE TANGANYIKA REGION 13 km E Muchenja

MAGNITUDE: Mw 5.8

Data provided by: BUC GFZ KAN MAD NEWS SC3

Latitude = 8.37 S
Longitude = 30.01 E
Origin Time = 00:32:14.4 (UTC)
Depth = 10 Km
RMS = 1.01 sec
Gap = 43 degrees
95% confidence ellipse: - Semi major = 6.8 Km
- Semi minor = 4.9 Km
- Azimuth of major axis = 65 degrees

Number of data used = 219

Preliminary location computed on Fri Feb 24 00:47:16 2017 (UTC)
Done by Gilles Mazet-Roux

Comments :

Message number: 2428

All magnitudes estimations :
Mb5.8 (BUC) M 5.8 (GFZ) Mw5.8 (KAN) Mb5.8 (MAD)
Mb4.1 (NEWS) M 5.7 (SC3)

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M5.8 LAKE TANGANYIKA REGION 24/02/2017 00:32 (UTC)

24/02/2017 00:32.
Magnitude 5.8.
LAKE TANGANYIKA REGION .
Latitude 8.37 South.
Longitude 30.01 East.
Depth 10 kilometers.
13 kilometers East of Muchenja