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22 November 2015

EARTHQUAKE: Magnitude 6.1 HINDU KUSH REGION, AFGHANISTAN 22/11/2015 18:16 (UTC)

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Magnitude 6.1 22/11/2015 18:16 HINDU KUSH REGION, AFGHANISTAN

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A magnitude 6.1 earthquake has occurred HINDU KUSH REGION, AFGHANISTAN at:
36.47N 71.70E Depth 80km 22/11/2015 at 18:16:04 (Universal Time)

Earthquake location with respect to nearby cities:
274 km N Peshawar (pop 1218773, local time 23:16:04.1 2015-11-22)
197 km NW Mingaora (pop 227331, local time 23:16:04.1 2015-11-22)
30 km SE Eškašem (pop 12120, local time 22:46:04.1 2015-11-22)

Comments :

Manual location disseminated on 22/11/2015 18:28 (UTC)
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M6.1 HINDU KUSH REGION, AFGHANISTAN 22/11/2015 18:16 (UTC)

22/11/2015 18:16.
Magnitude 6.1.
HINDU KUSH REGION, AFGHANISTAN .
Latitude 36.47 North.
Longitude 71.70 East.
Depth 80 kilometers.
30 kilometers South East of Eshkashem

ALERT: mb 6.1 HINDU KUSH REGION, AFGHANISTAN 30 km SE Eshkashem 22/11/2015 18:16 (UTC)

Centre Sismologique Euro-Mediterraneen
European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre

Rapid Determination of Source Parameters
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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 22/11/2015 at 18:16 (UTC)
HINDU KUSH REGION, AFGHANISTAN 30 km SE Eshkashem

MAGNITUDE: mb 6.1

Data provided by: BUD GFZ KAN SC3

Latitude = 36.47 N
Longitude = 71.70 E
Origin Time = 18:16:04.1 (UTC)
Depth = 80 Km
RMS = 1.21 sec
Gap = 73 degrees
95% confidence ellipse: - Semi major = 9.1 Km
- Semi minor = 7.1 Km
- Azimuth of major axis = 5 degrees

Number of data used = 154

Preliminary location computed on Sun Nov 22 18:28:56 2015 (UTC)
Done by Bruno Hernandez

Comments :

Message number: 2243

All magnitudes estimations :
M 6.1 (BUD) M 6.0 (GFZ) Mw5.8 (KAN) M 5.9 (SC3)

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