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10 September 2016

EARTHQUAKE: Magnitude 5.7 LAKE VICTORIA REGION, TANZANIA 10/09/2016 12:27 (UTC)

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Magnitude 5.7 10/09/2016 12:27 LAKE VICTORIA REGION, TANZANIA

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A magnitude 5.7 earthquake has occurred LAKE VICTORIA REGION, TANZANIA at:
1.06S 31.55E Depth 10km 10/09/2016 at 12:27:28 (Universal Time)

Earthquake location with respect to nearby cities:
191 km SW Kampala (pop 1353189, local time 15:27:28.6 2016-09-10)
20 km NE Nsunga (pop 20049, local time 15:27:28.6 2016-09-10)

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M5.7 LAKE VICTORIA REGION, TANZANIA 10/09/2016 12:27 (UTC)

10/09/2016 12:27.
Magnitude 5.7.
LAKE VICTORIA REGION, TANZANIA .
Latitude 1.06 South.
Longitude 31.55 East.
Depth 10 kilometers. ()
22 kilometers North West of Bwanja

INFO: mb 5.7 LAKE VICTORIA REGION, TANZANIA 22 km NW Bwanja 10/09/2016 12:27 (UTC)

Centre Sismologique Euro-Mediterraneen
European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre

Rapid Determination of Source Parameters
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EMSC HAS RECORDED THE FOLLOWING SEISMIC EVENT
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EARTHQUAKE on 10/09/2016 at 12:27 (UTC)
LAKE VICTORIA REGION, TANZANIA 22 km NW Bwanja

MAGNITUDE: mb 5.7

Data provided by: BUC BUD GFZ GSRC KAN LDG LVV MAD NEIC NEWS

Latitude = 1.06 S
Longitude = 31.55 E
Origin Time = 12:27:28.6 (UTC)
Depth = 10 Km (f)
RMS = 0.95 sec
Gap = 32 degrees
95% confidence ellipse: - Semi major = 4.3 Km
- Semi minor = 3.6 Km
- Azimuth of major axis = 67 degrees

Number of data used = 378

Preliminary location computed on Sat Sep 10 12:49:28 2016 (UTC)
Done by Johann Bailleul

Comments :

Message number: 2347

All magnitudes estimations :
Mb5.7 (BUC) M 5.8 (BUD) M 5.7 (GFZ) Mb5.8 (GSRC)
Mw5.8 (KAN) MB5.8 (LDG) Mb5.7 (MAD) mb5.7 (NEIC)
Mb4.5 (NEWS)

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2016-09-10 10:08:19 (M6.0) NORTHERN PERU -5.6 -77.0 (10544)

== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==



Region: NORTHERN PERU
Geographic coordinates: 5.583S, 76.965W
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 114 km
Universal Time (UTC): 10 Sep 2016 10:08:20
Time near the Epicenter: 10 Sep 2016 05:08:20
Local standard time in your area: 10 Sep 2016 12:08:20

Location with respect to nearby cities:
51 km (31 mi) N of Moyobamba, Peru
57 km (35 mi) NNE of Rioja, Peru
63 km (39 mi) NNE of Soritor, Peru
90 km (55 mi) NNW of Tabalosos, Peru
616 km (381 mi) SSE of Quito, Ecuador


ADDITIONAL EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS
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event ID : us 10006nkg

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