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13 November 2016

ALERT: Mw 7.4 SOUTH ISLAND OF NEW ZEALAND 2 km NW Cheviot 13/11/2016 11:02 (UTC)

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EARTHQUAKE on 13/11/2016 at 11:02 (UTC)
SOUTH ISLAND OF NEW ZEALAND 2 km NW Cheviot

MAGNITUDE: Mw 7.4

Data provided by: GFZ KAN MAD PTWC

Latitude = 42.80 S
Longitude = 173.29 E
Origin Time = 11:02:56.9 (UTC)
Depth = 10 Km (f)
RMS = 1.54 sec
Gap = 137 degrees
95% confidence ellipse: - Semi major = 16.5 Km
- Semi minor = 8.3 Km
- Azimuth of major axis = 131 degrees

Number of data used = 63

Preliminary location computed on Sun Nov 13 11:17:45 2016 (UTC)
Done by Sophie Merrer

Comments :

Message number: 2374

All magnitudes estimations :
M 7.5 (GFZ) Mw7.4 (KAN) Mb6.5 (MAD) Mw7.4 (PTWC)

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