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28 December 2015

EARTHQUAKE: Magnitude 5.6 MARTINIQUE REGION, WINDWARD ISL. 28/12/2015 06:55 (UTC)

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Magnitude 5.6 28/12/2015 06:55 MARTINIQUE REGION, WINDWARD ISL.

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A magnitude 5.6 earthquake has occurred MARTINIQUE REGION, WINDWARD ISL. at:
14.54N 61.41W Depth 149km 28/12/2015 at 06:55:29 (Universal Time)

Earthquake location with respect to nearby cities:
746 km NE Caracas (pop 1815679, local time 02:55:29.3 2015-12-28)
473 km NE Carúpano (pop 112082, local time 02:55:29.3 2015-12-28)
33 km W Schoelcher (pop 21486, local time 02:55:29.3 2015-12-28)

Comments :

Manual location disseminated on 28/12/2015 07:12 (UTC)
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M5.6 MARTINIQUE REGION, WINDWARD ISL. 28/12/2015 06:55 (UTC)

28/12/2015 06:55.
Magnitude 5.6.
MARTINIQUE REGION, WINDWARD ISL..
Latitude 14.54 North.
Longitude 61.41 West.
Depth 149 kilometers.
. 34 kilometers South West of Sainte pierre

ALERT: Mw 5.6 MARTINIQUE REGION, WINDWARD ISL. 34 km SW Sainte pierre 28/12/2015 06:55 (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 28/12/2015 at 06:55 (UTC)
MARTINIQUE REGION, WINDWARD ISL. 34 km SW Sainte pierre

MAGNITUDE: Mw 5.6

Data provided by: BUD GFZ KAN NEIC SC3

Latitude = 14.54 N
Longitude = 61.41 W
Origin Time = 06:55:29.3 (UTC)
Depth = 149 Km
RMS = 1.03 sec
Gap = 26 degrees
95% confidence ellipse: - Semi major = 3.8 Km
- Semi minor = 3.6 Km
- Azimuth of major axis = 26 degrees

Number of data used = 273

Preliminary location computed on Mon Dec 28 07:12:19 2015 (UTC)
Done by Julien VERGOZ

Comments :

Message number: 2256

All magnitudes estimations :
M 5.8 (BUD) M 5.5 (GFZ) M 5.3 (KAN) Mw5.6 (NEIC)
M 5.5 (SC3)

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