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09 May 2016

EARTHQUAKE: Magnitude 5.0 GUADELOUPE REGION, LEEWARD ISL. 09/05/2016 13:36 (UTC)

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Magnitude 5.0 09/05/2016 13:36 GUADELOUPE REGION, LEEWARD ISL.

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A magnitude 5.0 earthquake has occurred GUADELOUPE REGION, LEEWARD ISL. at:
16.18N 60.60W Depth 30km 09/05/2016 at 13:36:27 (Universal Time)

Earthquake location with respect to nearby cities:
928 km NE Caracas (pop 1815679, local time 09:36:27.8 2016-05-09)
617 km E Carolina (pop 170404, local time 09:36:27.8 2016-05-09)
72 km E Saint-françois (pop 12732, local time 09:36:27.8 2016-05-09)
52 km E La désirade (pop 1716, local time 09:36:27.8 2016-05-09)

Comments :

Manual location disseminated on 09/05/2016 13:54 (UTC)
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M5.0 GUADELOUPE REGION, LEEWARD ISL. 09/05/2016 13:36 (UTC)

09/05/2016 13:36.
Magnitude 5.0.
GUADELOUPE REGION, LEEWARD ISL. .
Latitude 16.18 North.
Longitude 60.60 West.
Depth 30 kilometers. ()
48 kilometers East of Point du nord

ALERT: mb 5.0 GUADELOUPE REGION, LEEWARD ISL. 48 km E Point du nord 09/05/2016 13:36 (UTC)

Centre Sismologique Euro-Mediterraneen
European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre

Rapid Determination of Source Parameters
operated at LDG (Paris) and IGN (Madrid)

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WARNING : These parameters are preliminary and subject to revision.
Location and magnitude estimations may be revised if necessary in
an INFORMATION message.
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EARTHQUAKE on 09/05/2016 at 13:36 (UTC)
GUADELOUPE REGION, LEEWARD ISL. 48 km E Point du nord

MAGNITUDE: mb 5.0

Data provided by: GFZ SC3

Latitude = 16.18 N
Longitude = 60.60 W
Origin Time = 13:36:27.8 (UTC)
Depth = 30 Km (f)
RMS = 1.33 sec
Gap = 154 degrees
95% confidence ellipse: - Semi major = 17.8 Km
- Semi minor = 8.6 Km
- Azimuth of major axis = 73 degrees

Number of data used = 37

Preliminary location computed on Mon May 9 13:54:29 2016 (UTC)
Done by Pascal Roudil

Comments :

Message number: 2312

All magnitudes estimations :
M 5.0 (GFZ) M 5.0 (SC3)

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