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17 August 2015

EARTHQUAKE: Magnitude 5.3 GULF OF ADEN 17/08/2015 16:17 (UTC)

EMSC earthquake notification

Magnitude 5.3 17/08/2015 16:17 GULF OF ADEN

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A magnitude 5.3 earthquake has occurred GULF OF ADEN at:
13.65N 51.67E Depth 47km 17/08/2015 at 16:17:04 (Universal Time)

Earthquake location with respect to nearby cities:
826 km E San'a (pop 1937050, local time 19:17:04.5 2015-08-17)
291 km E Al-mukalla (pop 258132, local time 19:17:04.5 2015-08-17)
211 km N Bereda (pop 11262, local time 19:17:04.5 2015-08-17)

Comments :

Manual location disseminated on 17/08/2015 16:37 (UTC)
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M5.3 GULF OF ADEN 17/08/2015 16:17 (UTC)

17/08/2015 16:17.
Magnitude 5.3.
GULF OF ADEN .
Latitude 13.65 North.
Longitude 51.67 East.
Depth 48 kilometers.
180 kilometers South of Al qumrah

INFO: mb 5.3 GULF OF ADEN 180 km S Al qumrah 17/08/2015 16:17 (UTC)

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EARTHQUAKE on 17/08/2015 at 16:17 (UTC)
GULF OF ADEN 180 km S Al qumrah

MAGNITUDE: mb 5.3

Data provided by: BEO BUD GFZ GSRC IMP KAN LDG MSO SC3

Latitude = 13.65 N
Longitude = 51.67 E
Origin Time = 16:17:04.5 (UTC)
Depth = 48 Km
RMS = 1.35 sec
Gap = 33 degrees
95% confidence ellipse: - Semi major = 7.6 Km
- Semi minor = 4.0 Km
- Azimuth of major axis = 40 degrees

Number of data used = 316

Preliminary location computed on Mon Aug 17 16:37:56 2015 (UTC)
Done by JP Santoire

Comments :

Message number: 2206

All magnitudes estimations :
mb4.6 (BEO) M 5.4 (BUD) M 5.7 (GFZ) Mb5.6 (GSRC)
Mw5.4 (KAN) MB5.3 (LDG) M 5.4 (SC3)

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