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26 December 2015

EARTHQUAKE: Magnitude 5.4 DODECANESE ISLANDS, GREECE 26/12/2015 11:00 (UTC)

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Magnitude 5.4 26/12/2015 11:00 DODECANESE ISLANDS, GREECE

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A magnitude 5.4 earthquake has occurred DODECANESE ISLANDS, GREECE at:
35.46N 27.42E Depth 44km 26/12/2015 at 11:00:53 (Universal Time)

Earthquake location with respect to nearby cities:
331 km S Izmir (pop 2500603, local time 13:00:53.2 2015-12-26)
208 km E Iráklion (pop 137154, local time 13:00:53.2 2015-12-26)
124 km SW Ialisós (pop 11473, local time 13:00:53.2 2015-12-26)
18 km E Kárpathos (pop 2243, local time 13:00:53.2 2015-12-26)

Comments :

Manual location disseminated on 26/12/2015 11:16 (UTC)
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M5.4 DODECANESE ISLANDS, GREECE 26/12/2015 11:00 (UTC)

26/12/2015 11:00.
Magnitude 5.4.
DODECANESE ISLANDS, GREECE .
Latitude 35.46 North.
Longitude 27.42 East.
Depth 45 kilometers.
19 kilometers East of Karpathos

ALERT: mb 5.4 DODECANESE ISLANDS, GREECE 19 km E Karpathos 26/12/2015 11:00 (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 26/12/2015 at 11:00 (UTC)
DODECANESE ISLANDS, GREECE 19 km E Karpathos

MAGNITUDE: mb 5.4

Data provided by: BUD DDA GFZ GSRC HSNC IMP INGV KAN MSO NEWS
NOA SC3 THE ZAMG

Latitude = 35.46 N
Longitude = 27.42 E
Origin Time = 11:00:53.2 (UTC)
Depth = 45 Km
RMS = 1.45 sec
Gap = 42 degrees
95% confidence ellipse: - Semi major = 3.9 Km
- Semi minor = 2.2 Km
- Azimuth of major axis = 4 degrees

Number of data used = 453

Preliminary location computed on Sat Dec 26 11:16:24 2015 (UTC)
Done by Julien VERGOZ

Comments :

Message number: 2255

All magnitudes estimations :
M 5.3 (BUD) Mw5.2 (DDA) M 5.1 (GFZ) Mb5.5 (GSRC)
ML5.4 (HSNC) mb5.2 (INGV) ML5.4 (KAN) Mb4.2 (NEWS)
ML5.4 (NOA) M 5.2 (SC3) ML5.6 (THE) Mb4.7 (ZAMG)

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