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29 August 2016

EARTHQUAKE: Magnitude 6.8 NORTH OF ASCENSION ISLAND 29/08/2016 04:29 (UTC)

EMSC earthquake notification

Magnitude 6.8 29/08/2016 04:29 NORTH OF ASCENSION ISLAND

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A magnitude 6.8 earthquake has occurred NORTH OF ASCENSION ISLAND at:
0.04S 17.69W Depth 10km 29/08/2016 at 04:29:59 (Universal Time)

Earthquake location with respect to nearby cities:
1155 km SW Conakry (pop 1871242, local time 04:29:59.0 2016-08-29)
1041 km SW Monrovia (pop 939524, local time 04:29:59.0 2016-08-29)
1031 km SW Robertsport (pop 11969, local time 04:29:59.0 2016-08-29)

Comments :

Manual location disseminated on 29/08/2016 04:51 (UTC)
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Links to regional seismological observatories:
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/
http://geofon.gfz-potsdam.de/eqinfo/list.php

This location has been computed thanks to the data provided by the
following seismological institutes:
GFZ LED MAD SC3
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Detection et de Geophysique, Bruyeres-le-Chatel, France) and the
IGN (Instituto Geografico Nacional, Madrid, Spain).


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