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02 March 2016

ALERT: Mw 7.9 SOUTHWEST OF SUMATRA, INDONESIA 623 km SW Sabagalet 02/03/2016 12:49 (UTC)

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EARTHQUAKE on 02/03/2016 at 12:49 (UTC)
SOUTHWEST OF SUMATRA, INDONESIA 623 km SW Sabagalet

MAGNITUDE: Mw 7.9

Data provided by: GFZ KAN SC3

Latitude = 4.83 S
Longitude = 94.23 E
Origin Time = 12:49:46.9 (UTC)
Depth = 10 Km
RMS = 1.71 sec
Gap = 30 degrees
95% confidence ellipse: - Semi major = 9.6 Km
- Semi minor = 5.3 Km
- Azimuth of major axis = 8 degrees

Number of data used = 144

Preliminary location computed on Wed Mar 2 13:04:38 2016 (UTC)
Done by Jean-Paul Santoire

Comments :

Message number: 2284

All magnitudes estimations :
M 7.9 (GFZ) Mw7.9 (KAN) M 7.7 (SC3)

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