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06 March 2017

EARTHQUAKE: Magnitude 4.7 SWITZERLAND 06/03/2017 20:12 (UTC)

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Magnitude 4.7 06/03/2017 20:12 SWITZERLAND

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A magnitude 4.7 earthquake has occurred SWITZERLAND at:
46.91N 8.92E Depth 6km 06/03/2017 at 20:12:07 (Universal Time)

Earthquake location with respect to nearby cities:
160 km NW Milan (pop 1306661, local time 21:12:07.8 2017-03-06)
60 km SE Zurich (pop 341730, local time 21:12:07.8 2017-03-06)
26 km SE Schwyz (pop 14177, local time 21:12:07.8 2017-03-06)
5 km SW Braunwald (pop 421, local time 21:12:07.8 2017-03-06)

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M4.7 SWITZERLAND 06/03/2017 20:12 (UTC)

06/03/2017 20:12.
Magnitude 4.7.
Latitude 46.91 North.
Longitude 8.92 East.
Depth 6 kilometers. ()
15 kilometers South West of Schwanden

2017-03-05 22:47:54 UPDATED: (M6.5) NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G. -6.0 149.3 (10544)


Geographic coordinates: 6.008S, 149.344E
Magnitude: 6.5
Depth: 28 km
Universal Time (UTC): 5 Mar 2017 22:47:54
Time near the Epicenter: 6 Mar 2017 08:47:54
Local standard time in your area: 6 Mar 2017 00:47:54

Location with respect to nearby cities:
33 km (20 miles) NW (320 degrees) of Kandrian, New Britain, PNG
272 km (169 miles) ENE (72 degrees) of Lae, New Guinea, PNG
328 km (204 miles) NNE (22 degrees) of Popondetta, New Guinea, PNG
451 km (280 miles) NNE (32 degrees) of PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea

event ID : us 1000876f

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