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02 January 2016

EARTHQUAKE: Magnitude 5.7 HEILONGJIANG, CHINA 02/01/2016 04:22 (UTC)

EMSC earthquake notification

Magnitude 5.7 02/01/2016 04:22 HEILONGJIANG, CHINA

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A magnitude 5.7 earthquake has occurred HEILONGJIANG, CHINA at:
44.81N 130.00E Depth 587km 02/01/2016 at 04:22:19 (Universal Time)

Earthquake location with respect to nearby cities:
282 km E Harbin (pop 3229883, local time 12:22:19.2 2016-01-02)
41 km NE Mudanjiang (pop 665915, local time 12:22:19.2 2016-01-02)
26 km E Chaihe (pop 67963, local time 12:22:19.2 2016-01-02)

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Manual location disseminated on 02/01/2016 04:44 (UTC)
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M5.7 HEILONGJIANG, CHINA 02/01/2016 04:22 (UTC)

02/01/2016 04:22.
Magnitude 5.7.
HEILONGJIANG, CHINA .
Latitude 44.81 North.
Longitude 130.00 East.
Depth 588 kilometers.
25 kilometers East of Chaihe

INFO: Mw 5.7 HEILONGJIANG, CHINA 25 km E Chaihe 02/01/2016 04:22 (UTC)

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EARTHQUAKE on 02/01/2016 at 04:22 (UTC)
HEILONGJIANG, CHINA 25 km E Chaihe

MAGNITUDE: Mw 5.7

Data provided by: GFZ GSRC KAN LDG NEIC SC3

Latitude = 44.81 N
Longitude = 130.00 E
Origin Time = 04:22:19.2 (UTC)
Depth = 588 Km
RMS = 1.09 sec
Gap = 20 degrees
95% confidence ellipse: - Semi major = 4.2 Km
- Semi minor = 3.3 Km
- Azimuth of major axis = 55 degrees

Number of data used = 335

Preliminary location computed on Sat Jan 2 04:44:55 2016 (UTC)
Done by Sophie Merrer

Comments :

Message number: 2257

All magnitudes estimations :
M 5.4 (GFZ) Mb6.7 (GSRC) Mw5.7 (KAN) MB6.1 (LDG)
Mw5.7 (NEIC) M 5.6 (SC3)

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