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22 February 2016

ALERT: mb 5.3 STRAIT OF GIBRALTAR 60 km NE Al hoceima 22/02/2016 03:46 (UTC)

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EARTHQUAKE on 22/02/2016 at 03:46 (UTC)
STRAIT OF GIBRALTAR 60 km NE Al hoceima

MAGNITUDE: mb 5.3

Data provided by: BEO BUC BUD GFU GFZ GSRC IMP KAN LDG LVV
MSO NEIC NEWS SC3 ZAMG

Latitude = 35.72 N
Longitude = 3.60 W
Origin Time = 03:46:01.2 (UTC)
Depth = 1 Km
RMS = 1.40 sec
Gap = 30 degrees
95% confidence ellipse: - Semi major = 4.5 Km
- Semi minor = 2.7 Km
- Azimuth of major axis = 1 degrees

Number of data used = 454

Preliminary location computed on Mon Feb 22 04:01:19 2016 (UTC)
Done by Sophie Merrer

Comments :

Message number: 2283

All magnitudes estimations :
mb4.5 (BEO) Mb5.1 (BUC) M 5.1 (BUD) M 5.0 (GFZ)
Mb5.5 (GSRC) ML4.8 (IMP) Mw5.1 (KAN) mb5.4 (NEIC)
Mb4.3 (NEWS) M 5.2 (SC3) Mb4.7 (ZAMG)

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