May 15, 2018

ALERT: mb 5.5 MAYOTTE REGION 46 km E Bandele 15/05/2018 15:48 (UTC)

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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 15/05/2018 at 15:48 (UTC)
MAYOTTE REGION 46 km E Bandele

MAGNITUDE: mb 5.5

Data provided by: BUD GFZ KAN MAD

Latitude = 12.91 S
Longitude = 45.61 E
Origin Time = 15:48:08.8 (UTC)
Depth = 10 Km
RMS = 1.13 sec
Gap = 55 degrees
95% confidence ellipse: - Semi major = 8.3 Km
- Semi minor = 5.9 Km
- Azimuth of major axis = 89 degrees

Number of data used = 171

Preliminary location computed on Tue May 15 16:06:06 2018 (UTC)
Done by Sophie Merrer

Comments :

Message number: 2608

All magnitudes estimations :
M 5.6 (BUD) M 5.5 (GFZ) Mw5.7 (KAN) Mb5.5 (MAD)

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