May 9, 2018

ALERT: Mw 6.2 HINDU KUSH REGION, AFGHANISTAN 32 km NW Eshkashem 09/05/2018 10:41 (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 09/05/2018 at 10:41 (UTC)
HINDU KUSH REGION, AFGHANISTAN 32 km NW Eshkashem

MAGNITUDE: Mw 6.2

Data provided by: AUST BUD GFZ GSRC GUC IMP INGV KAN LDG MAD
NEIC NEWS NNC SC3

Latitude = 36.98 N
Longitude = 71.43 E
Origin Time = 10:41:44.3 (UTC)
Depth = 109 Km
RMS = 1.16 sec
Gap = 18 degrees
95% confidence ellipse: - Semi major = 3.0 Km
- Semi minor = 2.4 Km
- Azimuth of major axis = 14 degrees

Number of data used = 251

Preliminary location computed on Wed May 9 11:08:18 2018 (UTC)
Done by Y. Cano

Comments :

Message number: 2605

All magnitudes estimations :
M 6.3 (AUST) M 6.3 (BUD) M 6.5 (GFZ) Mb6.7 (GSRC)
ML2.5 (GUC) MW6.3 (IMP) Mw6.3 (INGV) Mw6.1 (KAN)
MB6.2 (LDG) Mw6.2 (NEIC) Mb5.1 (NEWS) mb6.2 (NNC)
M 6.4 (SC3)

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