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29 August 2016

EARTHQUAKE (REVISION): Magnitude 7.1 NORTH OF ASCENSION ISLAND 29/08/2016 04:29 (UTC)

EMSC earthquake notification (REVISION)

Magnitude 7.1 29/08/2016 04:29 NORTH OF ASCENSION ISLAND

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A magnitude 7.1 earthquake has occurred NORTH OF ASCENSION ISLAND at:
0.04S 17.81W Depth 18km 29/08/2016 at 04:29:59 (Universal Time)

Earthquake location with respect to nearby cities:
1161 km SW Conakry (pop 1871242, local time 04:29:59.3 2016-08-29)
1051 km SW Monrovia (pop 939524, local time 04:29:59.3 2016-08-29)
1040 km SW Robertsport (pop 11969, local time 04:29:59.3 2016-08-29)

Comments :

Manual location disseminated on 29/08/2016 05:23 (UTC)
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This location has been computed thanks to the data provided by the
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GFZ IMP INGV LDG LED MAD NEIR SC3
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M7.1 NORTH OF ASCENSION ISLAND 29/08/2016 04:29 (UTC)

29/08/2016 04:29.
Magnitude 7.1.
NORTH OF ASCENSION ISLAND .
Latitude 0.04 South.
Longitude 17.81 West.
Depth 19 kilometers.
955 kilometers North West of Georgetown (as

REVISION: Mw 7.1 NORTH OF ASCENSION ISLAND 955 km NW Georgetown (as 29/08/2016 04:29 (UTC)

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European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre

Rapid Determination of Source Parameters
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THIS MESSAGE IS A REVISION OF A PREVIOUS EMSC ALERT
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EARTHQUAKE on 29/08/2016 at 04:29 (UTC)
NORTH OF ASCENSION ISLAND 955 km NW Georgetown (as

MAGNITUDE: Mw 7.1

Data provided by: AUST BUC GFZ IMP INGV LDG LED MAD NEIC NEWS
SC3

Latitude = 0.04 S
Longitude = 17.81 W
Origin Time = 04:29:59.3 (UTC)
Depth = 19 Km
RMS = 1.15 sec
Gap = 22 degrees
95% confidence ellipse: - Semi major = 4.4 Km
- Semi minor = 2.5 Km
- Azimuth of major axis = 137 degrees

Number of data used = 609

Preliminary location computed on Mon Aug 29 05:23:09 2016 (UTC)
Done by Gilles Mazet-Roux

Comments :

Message number: 2343

All magnitudes estimations :
M 7.1 (AUST) Mb6.5 (BUC) Mw7.0 (GFZ) Mw6.8 (INGV)
MB5.6 (LDG) MB6.4 (LED) Mw7.1 (NEIC) Mb4.4 (NEWS)
M 6.9 (SC3)

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2016-08-29 04:29:58 UPDATED: (M6.9) NORTH OF ASCENSION ISLAND -0.1 -17.8 (10544)

== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==



Region: NORTH OF ASCENSION ISLAND
Geographic coordinates: 0.072S, 17.814W
Magnitude: 6.9
Depth: 10 km
Universal Time (UTC): 29 Aug 2016 04:29:58
Time near the Epicenter: 29 Aug 2016 03:29:58
Local standard time in your area: 29 Aug 2016 06:29:58

Location with respect to nearby cities:
947 km (587 mi) NNW of Georgetown, Saint Helena
1040 km (644 mi) SW of Robertsport, Liberia
1050 km (651 mi) SW of Monrovia, Liberia
1065 km (660 mi) SSW of Freetown, Sierra Leone
1068 km (662 mi) SSW of Waterloo, Sierra Leone


ADDITIONAL EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS
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event ID : us 20006uy6

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EARTHQUAKE: Magnitude 6.8 NORTH OF ASCENSION ISLAND 29/08/2016 04:29 (UTC)

EMSC earthquake notification

Magnitude 6.8 29/08/2016 04:29 NORTH OF ASCENSION ISLAND

These parameters are preliminary and subject to revisions.
For updates, please consult: http://www.emsc-csem.org


A magnitude 6.8 earthquake has occurred NORTH OF ASCENSION ISLAND at:
0.04S 17.69W Depth 10km 29/08/2016 at 04:29:59 (Universal Time)

Earthquake location with respect to nearby cities:
1155 km SW Conakry (pop 1871242, local time 04:29:59.0 2016-08-29)
1041 km SW Monrovia (pop 939524, local time 04:29:59.0 2016-08-29)
1031 km SW Robertsport (pop 11969, local time 04:29:59.0 2016-08-29)

Comments :

Manual location disseminated on 29/08/2016 04:51 (UTC)
EMSC cannot guarantee the receipt or timeliness of an e-mail after sending.

For maps and additional data, please consult:
http://www.emsc-csem.org

Links to regional seismological observatories:
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/
http://geofon.gfz-potsdam.de/eqinfo/list.php

This location has been computed thanks to the data provided by the
following seismological institutes:
GFZ LED MAD SC3
See the full list of data providers at:
http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/contributors.php


This EMSC service is jointly operated by the LDG (Laboratoire de
Detection et de Geophysique, Bruyeres-le-Chatel, France) and the
IGN (Instituto Geografico Nacional, Madrid, Spain).


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M6.8 NORTH OF ASCENSION ISLAND 29/08/2016 04:29 (UTC)

29/08/2016 04:29.
Magnitude 6.8.
NORTH OF ASCENSION ISLAND .
Latitude 0.04 South.
Longitude 17.69 West.
Depth 10 kilometers.
950 kilometers North West of Georgetown (as

INFO: Mw 6.8 NORTH OF ASCENSION ISLAND 950 km NW Georgetown (as 29/08/2016 04:29 (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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EMSC HAS RECORDED THE FOLLOWING SEISMIC EVENT
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EARTHQUAKE on 29/08/2016 at 04:29 (UTC)
NORTH OF ASCENSION ISLAND 950 km NW Georgetown (as

MAGNITUDE: Mw 6.8

Data provided by: GFZ LED MAD NEWS SC3

Latitude = 0.04 S
Longitude = 17.69 W
Origin Time = 04:29:59.0 (UTC)
Depth = 10 Km
RMS = 1.38 sec
Gap = 47 degrees
95% confidence ellipse: - Semi major = 10.2 Km
- Semi minor = 5.6 Km
- Azimuth of major axis = 135 degrees

Number of data used = 140

Preliminary location computed on Mon Aug 29 04:51:39 2016 (UTC)
Done by Gilles Mazet-Roux

Comments :

Message number: 2342

All magnitudes estimations :
M 6.8 (GFZ) MB6.4 (LED) Mb3.9 (NEWS) M 6.9 (SC3)

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