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02 March 2016

2016-03-02 12:49:46 (M7.9) SOUTHWEST OF SUMATRA, INDONESIA -4.9 94.2 (10544)

== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==



Region: SOUTHWEST OF SUMATRA, INDONESIA
Geographic coordinates: 4.905S, 94.236E
Magnitude: 7.9
Depth: 10 km
Universal Time (UTC): 2 Mar 2016 12:49:46
Time near the Epicenter: 2 Mar 2016 18:49:46
Local standard time in your area: 2 Mar 2016 14:49:46

Location with respect to nearby cities:
662 km (410 mi) SW of Muara Siberut, Indonesia
807 km (500 mi) SW of Pariaman, Indonesia
808 km (500 mi) WSW of Padang, Indonesia
846 km (524 mi) WSW of Solok, Indonesia
851 km (527 mi) NNW of West Island, Cocos Islands


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EARTHQUAKE: Magnitude 7.9 SOUTHWEST OF SUMATRA, INDONESIA 02/03/2016 12:49 (UTC)

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Magnitude 7.9 02/03/2016 12:49 SOUTHWEST OF SUMATRA, INDONESIA

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A magnitude 7.9 earthquake has occurred SOUTHWEST OF SUMATRA, INDONESIA at:
4.83S 94.23E Depth 10km 02/03/2016 at 12:49:46 (Universal Time)

Earthquake location with respect to nearby cities:
1058 km SW Medan (pop 1750971, local time 19:49:46.9 2016-03-02)
805 km SW Padang (pop 840352, local time 19:49:46.9 2016-03-02)
776 km SW Gunung stoli (pop 24787, local time 19:49:46.9 2016-03-02)

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Manual location disseminated on 02/03/2016 13:04 (UTC)
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M7.9 SOUTHWEST OF SUMATRA, INDONESIA 02/03/2016 12:49 (UTC)

02/03/2016 12:49.
Magnitude 7.9.
SOUTHWEST OF SUMATRA, INDONESIA .
Latitude 4.83 South.
Longitude 94.23 East.
Depth 10 kilometers.
623 kilometers South West of Sabagalet

ALERT: Mw 7.9 SOUTHWEST OF SUMATRA, INDONESIA 623 km SW Sabagalet 02/03/2016 12:49 (UTC)

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EARTHQUAKE on 02/03/2016 at 12:49 (UTC)
SOUTHWEST OF SUMATRA, INDONESIA 623 km SW Sabagalet

MAGNITUDE: Mw 7.9

Data provided by: GFZ KAN SC3

Latitude = 4.83 S
Longitude = 94.23 E
Origin Time = 12:49:46.9 (UTC)
Depth = 10 Km
RMS = 1.71 sec
Gap = 30 degrees
95% confidence ellipse: - Semi major = 9.6 Km
- Semi minor = 5.3 Km
- Azimuth of major axis = 8 degrees

Number of data used = 144

Preliminary location computed on Wed Mar 2 13:04:38 2016 (UTC)
Done by Jean-Paul Santoire

Comments :

Message number: 2284

All magnitudes estimations :
M 7.9 (GFZ) Mw7.9 (KAN) M 7.7 (SC3)

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