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29 August 2016

INFO: Mw 6.8 NORTH OF ASCENSION ISLAND 950 km NW Georgetown (as 29/08/2016 04:29 (UTC)

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EMSC HAS RECORDED THE FOLLOWING SEISMIC EVENT
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EARTHQUAKE on 29/08/2016 at 04:29 (UTC)
NORTH OF ASCENSION ISLAND 950 km NW Georgetown (as

MAGNITUDE: Mw 6.8

Data provided by: GFZ LED MAD NEWS SC3

Latitude = 0.04 S
Longitude = 17.69 W
Origin Time = 04:29:59.0 (UTC)
Depth = 10 Km
RMS = 1.38 sec
Gap = 47 degrees
95% confidence ellipse: - Semi major = 10.2 Km
- Semi minor = 5.6 Km
- Azimuth of major axis = 135 degrees

Number of data used = 140

Preliminary location computed on Mon Aug 29 04:51:39 2016 (UTC)
Done by Gilles Mazet-Roux

Comments :

Message number: 2342

All magnitudes estimations :
M 6.8 (GFZ) MB6.4 (LED) Mb3.9 (NEWS) M 6.9 (SC3)

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