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25 May 2016

EARTHQUAKE: Magnitude 5.2 CRETE, GREECE 25/05/2016 08:36 (UTC)

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Magnitude 5.2 25/05/2016 08:36 CRETE, GREECE

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A magnitude 5.2 earthquake has occurred CRETE, GREECE at:
34.76N 26.23E Depth 20km 25/05/2016 at 08:36:13 (Universal Time)

Earthquake location with respect to nearby cities:
416 km S Izmir (pop 2500603, local time 11:36:13.9 2016-05-25)
119 km SE Iráklion (pop 137154, local time 11:36:13.9 2016-05-25)
53 km SE Ierápetra (pop 12536, local time 11:36:13.9 2016-05-25)
39 km SE Koutsourás (pop 869, local time 11:36:13.9 2016-05-25)

Comments :

Manual location disseminated on 25/05/2016 08:48 (UTC)
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M5.2 CRETE, GREECE 25/05/2016 08:36 (UTC)

25/05/2016 08:36.
Magnitude 5.2.
CRETE, GREECE .
Latitude 34.76 North.
Longitude 26.23 East.
Depth 20 kilometers. ()
48 kilometers South of Palaikastron

ALERT: mb 5.2 CRETE, GREECE 48 km S Palaikastron 25/05/2016 08:36 (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 25/05/2016 at 08:36 (UTC)
CRETE, GREECE 48 km S Palaikastron

MAGNITUDE: mb 5.2

Data provided by: BEO BUD GFZ KAN MAD MSO NOA SC3 THE ZAMG

Latitude = 34.76 N
Longitude = 26.23 E
Origin Time = 08:36:13.9 (UTC)
Depth = 20 Km (f)
RMS = 1.79 sec
Gap = 142 degrees
95% confidence ellipse: - Semi major = 7.8 Km
- Semi minor = 3.6 Km
- Azimuth of major axis = 6 degrees

Number of data used = 313

Preliminary location computed on Wed May 25 08:48:08 2016 (UTC)
Done by Gilles Mazet-Roux

Comments :

Message number: 2319

All magnitudes estimations :
mb5.3 (BEO) M 5.2 (BUD) M 5.0 (GFZ) Mw5.2 (KAN)
Mb5.7 (MAD) ML5.6 (NOA) M 5.2 (SC3) ML6.1 (THE)
Mb4.7 (ZAMG)

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