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15 March 2016

ALERT: mb 5.0 STRAIT OF GIBRALTAR 50 km NE Al hoceima 15/03/2016 04:40 (UTC)

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EARTHQUAKE on 15/03/2016 at 04:40 (UTC)
STRAIT OF GIBRALTAR 50 km NE Al hoceima

MAGNITUDE: mb 5.0

Data provided by: BEO BUC BUD GFZ IMP KAN LED MAD MSO SC3
ZAMG

Latitude = 35.66 N
Longitude = 3.71 W
Origin Time = 04:40:38.9 (UTC)
Depth = 10 Km
RMS = 1.45 sec
Gap = 60 degrees
95% confidence ellipse: - Semi major = 6.4 Km
- Semi minor = 3.4 Km
- Azimuth of major axis = 8 degrees

Number of data used = 279

Preliminary location computed on Tue Mar 15 04:53:44 2016 (UTC)
Done by Julien VERGOZ

Comments :

Message number: 2290

All magnitudes estimations :
mb4.4 (BEO) Mb5.3 (BUC) M 5.0 (BUD) M 4.9 (GFZ)
ML5.0 (IMP) M 5.1 (KAN) MB5.2 (LED) ML4.8 (MAD)
M 5.2 (SC3) Mb4.8 (ZAMG)

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