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Earthquake Alert Bulletin No: 97-185

Preliminary data indicates a significant earthquake has occurred:

Regional Location:

Preliminary Magnitude:

Moment Magnitude (Mw):

Greenwich Mean Date:
Greenwich Mean Time:
Latitude:
Longitude:
Focal Depth (km):
Analysis Quality (A-D):

TAIWAN REGION

5.8 Mb

5.6 Mw (Caltech)

97/07/15
11:05:31
24.79N
122.24E
104.9 km
B
Notations:
An earthquake occurred registering a preliminary magnitude of Mb 5.8 occurred at 11:05 UTC, July 15, off the eastern coast of Taiwan, China. There have been no reports from the region at this time.
 
Subtract 7 hours to obtain PDT or 4 hours for EDT
Location Quality: A (good), B (fair), C (poor), D (bad)
Magnitude: Ml (local or Richter magnitude), Lg (mblg), Md (duration), Mb (body wave), Ms (surface wave), Mw (moment)

Sources Include:
U.S. Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center, Golden, CO (NEIC)
Harvard Geophysical Observatory, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA (HRV)
International Data Center, Center for Monitoring Research, Arlington, VA (IDC)
California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California (Caltech)
various wire reports and/or personal communications

All data are preliminary and subject to change.
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