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03 April 2017

2017-04-03 17:40:15 (M6.5) BOTSWANA -22.6 25.2 (10544)

== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==



Region: BOTSWANA
Geographic coordinates: 22.621S, 25.153E
Magnitude: 6.5
Depth: 11 km
Universal Time (UTC): 3 Apr 2017 17:40:16
Time near the Epicenter: 3 Apr 2017 19:40:16
Local standard time in your area: 3 Apr 2017 19:40:16

Location with respect to nearby cities:
131 km (81 mi) W of Moijabana, Botswana
140 km (86 mi) SSW of Letlhakane, Botswana
163 km (101 mi) W of Serowe, Botswana
178 km (110 mi) WNW of Mahalapye, Botswana
238 km (147 mi) NNW of Gaborone, Botswana


ADDITIONAL EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS
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EARTHQUAKE: Magnitude 6.7 BOTSWANA 03/04/2017 17:40 (UTC)

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Magnitude 6.7 03/04/2017 17:40 BOTSWANA

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A magnitude 6.7 earthquake has occurred BOTSWANA at:
22.61S 25.19E Depth 10km 03/04/2017 at 17:40:16 (Universal Time)

Earthquake location with respect to nearby cities:


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INFO: mb 6.7 BOTSWANA 107 km NW Lephepe 03/04/2017 17:40 (UTC)

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EMSC HAS RECORDED THE FOLLOWING SEISMIC EVENT
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EARTHQUAKE on 03/04/2017 at 17:40 (UTC)
BOTSWANA 107 km NW Lephepe

MAGNITUDE: mb 6.7

Data provided by: BEO BUC BUD GFZ GSRC KAN MAD NEWS SC3

Latitude = 22.61 S
Longitude = 25.19 E
Origin Time = 17:40:16.2 (UTC)
Depth = 10 Km
RMS = 1.23 sec
Gap = 29 degrees
95% confidence ellipse: - Semi major = 4.0 Km
- Semi minor = 3.3 Km
- Azimuth of major axis = 86 degrees

Number of data used = 479

Preliminary location computed on Mon Apr 3 18:00:04 2017 (UTC)
Done by S Godey

Comments :

Message number: 2439

All magnitudes estimations :
mb6.4 (BEO) Mb6.5 (BUC) M 7.0 (BUD) M 6.7 (GFZ)
Mb6.7 (GSRC) Mw7.0 (KAN) Mb4.9 (NEWS) M 6.8 (SC3)

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M6.7 BOTSWANA 03/04/2017 17:40 (UTC)

03/04/2017 17:40.
Magnitude 6.7.
BOTSWANA .
Latitude 22.61 South.
Longitude 25.19 East.
Depth 10 kilometers.
107 kilometers North West of Lephepe