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22 January 2016

EARTHQUAKE: Magnitude 5.4 SOUTHERN IRAN 22/01/2016 20:51 (UTC)

EMSC earthquake notification

Magnitude 5.4 22/01/2016 20:51 SOUTHERN IRAN

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A magnitude 5.4 earthquake has occurred SOUTHERN IRAN at:
28.35N 55.32E Depth 10km 22/01/2016 at 20:51:45 (Universal Time)

Earthquake location with respect to nearby cities:
303 km SE Shiraz (pop 1249942, local time 00:21:45.7 2016-01-23)
131 km S Sirjan (pop 207645, local time 00:21:45.7 2016-01-23)
88 km SE Darab (pop 63319, local time 00:21:45.7 2016-01-23)

Comments :

Manual location disseminated on 22/01/2016 21:22 (UTC)
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M5.4 SOUTHERN IRAN 22/01/2016 20:51 (UTC)

22/01/2016 20:51.
Magnitude 5.4.
SOUTHERN IRAN .
Latitude 28.35 North.
Longitude 55.32 East.
Depth 10 kilometers. ()
11 kilometers North East of Shah-abu zakare

INFO: mb 5.4 SOUTHERN IRAN 11 km NE Shah-abu zakare 22/01/2016 20:51 (UTC)

Centre Sismologique Euro-Mediterraneen
European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre

Rapid Determination of Source Parameters
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EARTHQUAKE on 22/01/2016 at 20:51 (UTC)
SOUTHERN IRAN 11 km NE Shah-abu zakare

MAGNITUDE: mb 5.4

Data provided by: BEO BUC BUD GFZ GSRC IGUT KAN LDG NCMS NEIC
SC3

Latitude = 28.35 N
Longitude = 55.32 E
Origin Time = 20:51:45.7 (UTC)
Depth = 10 Km (f)
RMS = 1.37 sec
Gap = 27 degrees
95% confidence ellipse: - Semi major = 4.5 Km
- Semi minor = 3.6 Km
- Azimuth of major axis = 29 degrees

Number of data used = 405

Preliminary location computed on Fri Jan 22 21:22:58 2016 (UTC)
Done by Sophie Merrer

Comments :

Message number: 2268

All magnitudes estimations :
mb5.0 (BEO) Mb5.8 (BUC) M 5.4 (BUD) M 5.2 (GFZ)
Mb5.6 (GSRC) ML5.4 (IGUT) Mw5.1 (KAN) MB5.3 (LDG)
Mw5.1 (NCMS) mb5.4 (NEIC) M 5.2 (SC3)

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