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25 January 2017

EARTHQUAKE: Magnitude 5.3 CRETE, GREECE 25/01/2017 18:50 (UTC)

EMSC earthquake notification

Magnitude 5.3 25/01/2017 18:50 CRETE, GREECE

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A magnitude 5.3 earthquake has occurred CRETE, GREECE at:
35.28N 26.43E Depth 50km 25/01/2017 at 18:50:51 (Universal Time)

Earthquake location with respect to nearby cities:
356 km S Izmir (pop 2500603, local time 20:50:51.1 2017-01-25)
118 km E Iráklion (pop 137154, local time 20:50:51.1 2017-01-25)
19 km NE Palaíkastron (pop 1094, local time 20:50:51.1 2017-01-25)
65 km E Áyios nikólaos (pop 10799, local time 20:50:51.1 2017-01-25)

Comments :

Manual location disseminated on 25/01/2017 19:03 (UTC)
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ALERT: Mw 5.3 CRETE, GREECE 19 km NE Palaikastron 25/01/2017 18:50 (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
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EARTHQUAKE on 25/01/2017 at 18:50 (UTC)
CRETE, GREECE 19 km NE Palaikastron

MAGNITUDE: Mw 5.3

Data provided by: BEO BUD DDA GFZ HSNC IMP KAN LED MAD MSO
NOA THE ZAMG

Latitude = 35.28 N
Longitude = 26.43 E
Origin Time = 18:50:51.1 (UTC)
Depth = 50 Km (f)
RMS = 2.06 sec
Gap = 102 degrees
95% confidence ellipse: - Semi major = 8.3 Km
- Semi minor = 4.8 Km
- Azimuth of major axis = 174 degrees

Number of data used = 355

Preliminary location computed on Wed Jan 25 19:03:47 2017 (UTC)
Done by Johann Bailleul

Comments :

Message number: 2411

All magnitudes estimations :
mb5.2 (BEO) M 5.2 (BUD) Mw5.0 (DDA) M 5.1 (GFZ)
ML5.4 (HSNC) M 5.6 (IMP) Mw5.2 (KAN) MB5.5 (LED)
Mb5.6 (MAD) Mb5.8 (MSO) ML5.6 (NOA) ML5.7 (THE)
Mb4.9 (ZAMG)

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M5.3 CRETE, GREECE 25/01/2017 18:50 (UTC)

25/01/2017 18:50.
Magnitude 5.3.
CRETE, GREECE .
Latitude 35.28 North.
Longitude 26.43 East.
Depth 50 kilometers. ()
19 kilometers North East of Palaikastron