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Thursday, 20 October 2016 at 17:12:41.2 SAST Magnitude 2.6

Date and Time Thursday, 20 October 2016 at 17:12:41.2 SAST
Magnitude 2.6 (Local)
Depth 2.0 km (Fixed)
Location 27.002° South, 26.601° East
Region Klerksdorp goldmines, North West Province
Location quality Error estimate: Longitude ±2.8 km , Latitude ±2.6 km, Depth fixed by location software.
Quality parameters RMS = 0.97 sec, Gap =66°, Twenty-eight (28) stations used in epicentral solution; eleven (11) P-phase polarities used in
focal mechanism solution using the FOCMEC code (Snoke et al., 1984) (http://www.iris.edu/pub/programs/focmec/).
 Focal Mechanism

   
Fault plane and auxiliary plane
 Strike  Dip  Rake
307.95 65.60 -32.73
52.58 60.50 -151.66
Principal Axis  Azimuth  Plunge
 P-Axis 268.70 39.82
 T-Axis 1.38 3.21
 B-Axis 95.22 50.00
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