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02 March 2016

EARTHQUAKE: Magnitude 7.9 SOUTHWEST OF SUMATRA, INDONESIA 02/03/2016 12:49 (UTC)

EMSC earthquake notification

Magnitude 7.9 02/03/2016 12:49 SOUTHWEST OF SUMATRA, INDONESIA

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A magnitude 7.9 earthquake has occurred SOUTHWEST OF SUMATRA, INDONESIA at:
4.83S 94.23E Depth 10km 02/03/2016 at 12:49:46 (Universal Time)

Earthquake location with respect to nearby cities:
1058 km SW Medan (pop 1750971, local time 19:49:46.9 2016-03-02)
805 km SW Padang (pop 840352, local time 19:49:46.9 2016-03-02)
776 km SW Gunung stoli (pop 24787, local time 19:49:46.9 2016-03-02)

Comments :

Manual location disseminated on 02/03/2016 13:04 (UTC)
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Links to regional seismological observatories:
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/
http://geofon.gfz-potsdam.de/eqinfo/list.php
http://www.bmkg.go.id
http://www.gfz-potsdam.de/geofon

This location has been computed thanks to the data provided by the
following seismological institutes:
GFZ KAN SC3
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IGN (Instituto Geografico Nacional, Madrid, Spain).


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