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12 January 2016

EARTHQUAKE: Magnitude 5.8 HINDU KUSH REGION, AFGHANISTAN 12/01/2016 20:04 (UTC)

EMSC earthquake notification

Magnitude 5.8 12/01/2016 20:04 HINDU KUSH REGION, AFGHANISTAN

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A magnitude 5.8 earthquake has occurred HINDU KUSH REGION, AFGHANISTAN at:
36.57N 71.15E Depth 229km 12/01/2016 at 20:04:59 (Universal Time)

Earthquake location with respect to nearby cities:
287 km NW Peshawar (pop 1218773, local time 01:04:59.0 2016-01-13)
205 km E Qunduz (pop 161902, local time 00:34:59.0 2016-01-13)
40 km SW Eškašem (pop 12120, local time 00:34:59.0 2016-01-13)

Comments :

Manual location disseminated on 12/01/2016 20:17 (UTC)
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M5.8 HINDU KUSH REGION, AFGHANISTAN 12/01/2016 20:04 (UTC)

12/01/2016 20:04.
Magnitude 5.8.
HINDU KUSH REGION, AFGHANISTAN .
Latitude 36.57 North.
Longitude 71.15 East.
Depth 230 kilometers.
32 kilometers East of Ghowrayd gharam

INFO: mb 5.8 HINDU KUSH REGION, AFGHANISTAN 32 km E Ghowrayd gharam 12/01/2016 20:04 (UTC)

Centre Sismologique Euro-Mediterraneen
European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre

Rapid Determination of Source Parameters
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EARTHQUAKE on 12/01/2016 at 20:04 (UTC)
HINDU KUSH REGION, AFGHANISTAN 32 km E Ghowrayd gharam

MAGNITUDE: mb 5.8

Data provided by: BUD GFZ KAN SC3

Latitude = 36.57 N
Longitude = 71.15 E
Origin Time = 20:04:59.0 (UTC)
Depth = 230 Km
RMS = 0.96 sec
Gap = 62 degrees
95% confidence ellipse: - Semi major = 8.4 Km
- Semi minor = 6.2 Km
- Azimuth of major axis = 139 degrees

Number of data used = 162

Preliminary location computed on Tue Jan 12 20:17:15 2016 (UTC)
Done by Pascal Roudil

Comments :

Message number: 2261

All magnitudes estimations :
M 6.0 (BUD) M 5.7 (GFZ) Mw5.6 (KAN) M 5.8 (SC3)

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