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22 January 2017

ALERT: Mw 8.0 BOUGAINVILLE REGION, P.N.G. 5 km E Torokina 22/01/2017 04:30 (UTC)

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EARTHQUAKE on 22/01/2017 at 04:30 (UTC)
BOUGAINVILLE REGION, P.N.G. 5 km E Torokina

MAGNITUDE: Mw 8.0

Data provided by: AT BUD GFZ KAN PT PTWC SC3

Latitude = 6.23 S
Longitude = 155.08 E
Origin Time = 04:30:25.8 (UTC)
Depth = 168 Km
RMS = 0.97 sec
Gap = 29 degrees
95% confidence ellipse: - Semi major = 5.9 Km
- Semi minor = 4.3 Km
- Azimuth of major axis = 35 degrees

Number of data used = 84

Preliminary location computed on Sun Jan 22 04:43:31 2017 (UTC)
Done by Gilles Mazet-Roux

Comments :

Message number: 2410

All magnitudes estimations :
Mi8.0 (AT) M 8.1 (BUD) M 7.9 (GFZ) Mw8.0 (KAN) M
i8.0 (PT) Mw8.0 (PTWC) M 8.0 (SC3)

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