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08 December 2016

INFO: Mw 6.8 OFF COAST OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA 161 km W Capetown 08/12/2016 14:49 (UTC)

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European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre

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EMSC HAS RECORDED THE FOLLOWING SEISMIC EVENT
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EARTHQUAKE on 08/12/2016 at 14:49 (UTC)
OFF COAST OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA 161 km W Capetown

MAGNITUDE: Mw 6.8

Data provided by: GFZ KAN MAD PTWC

Latitude = 40.50 N
Longitude = 126.26 W
Origin Time = 14:49:47.8 (UTC)
Depth = 10 Km (f)
RMS = 1.67 sec
Gap = 103 degrees
95% confidence ellipse: - Semi major = 10.7 Km
- Semi minor = 8.0 Km
- Azimuth of major axis = 34 degrees

Number of data used = 96

Preliminary location computed on Thu Dec 8 15:02:19 2016 (UTC)
Done by Gilles Mazet-Roux

Comments :

Message number: 2385

All magnitudes estimations :
M 6.5 (GFZ) Mw6.6 (KAN) Mb5.6 (MAD) Mw6.8 (PTWC)

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