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12 March 2016

EARTHQUAKE: Magnitude 4.8 STRAIT OF GIBRALTAR 12/03/2016 15:17 (UTC)

EMSC earthquake notification

Magnitude 4.8 12/03/2016 15:17 STRAIT OF GIBRALTAR

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A magnitude 4.8 earthquake has occurred STRAIT OF GIBRALTAR at:
35.68N 3.71W Depth 10km 12/03/2016 at 15:17:12 (Universal Time)

Earthquake location with respect to nearby cities:
340 km NE Rabat (pop 1655753, local time 15:17:12.2 2016-03-12)
89 km NW Nador (pop 129260, local time 15:17:12.2 2016-03-12)
51 km NE Al hoceima (pop 55827, local time 15:17:12.2 2016-03-12)

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Manual location disseminated on 12/03/2016 15:26 (UTC)
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