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05 May 2016

EARTHQUAKE: Magnitude 5.3 GULF OF ADEN 05/05/2016 07:01 (UTC)

EMSC earthquake notification

Magnitude 5.3 05/05/2016 07:01 GULF OF ADEN

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A magnitude 5.3 earthquake has occurred GULF OF ADEN at:
13.77N 51.83E Depth 2km 05/05/2016 at 07:01:45 (Universal Time)

Earthquake location with respect to nearby cities:
839 km E San'a (pop 1937050, local time 10:01:45.9 2016-05-05)
303 km E Al-mukalla (pop 258132, local time 10:01:45.9 2016-05-05)
230 km N Bereda (pop 11262, local time 10:01:45.9 2016-05-05)

Comments :

Manual location disseminated on 05/05/2016 07:28 (UTC)
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M5.3 GULF OF ADEN 05/05/2016 07:01 (UTC)

05/05/2016 07:01.
Magnitude 5.3.
GULF OF ADEN .
Latitude 13.77 North.
Longitude 51.83 East.
Depth 2 kilometers.
172 kilometers South of Al qumrah

INFO: mb 5.3 GULF OF ADEN 172 km S Al qumrah 05/05/2016 07:01 (UTC)

Centre Sismologique Euro-Mediterraneen
European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre

Rapid Determination of Source Parameters
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EARTHQUAKE on 05/05/2016 at 07:01 (UTC)
GULF OF ADEN 172 km S Al qumrah

MAGNITUDE: mb 5.3

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

Latitude = 13.77 N
Longitude = 51.83 E
Origin Time = 07:01:45.9 (UTC)
Depth = 2 Km
RMS = 1.62 sec
Gap = 41 degrees
95% confidence ellipse: - Semi major = 7.9 Km
- Semi minor = 6.5 Km
- Azimuth of major axis = 137 degrees

Number of data used = 190

Preliminary location computed on Thu May 5 07:28:40 2016 (UTC)
Done by Julien VERGOZ

Comments :

Message number: 2311

All magnitudes estimations :
M 5.0 (BUD) M 5.3 (GFZ) Mb5.5 (GSRC) M 5.1 (KAN)
MB5.0 (LDG) Mb5.3 (NCMS) mb5.3 (NEIC) M 5.0 (SC3)

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