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Monday, 3 April 2017 at 05:08:50.0 SAST Magnitude 4.6

Date and Time Monday, 3 April 2017 at 05:08:50.0 SAST
Magnitude 4.6 (Local)
Depth 2.0 km (Fixed)
Location 26.889° South, 26.752° East
Region Klerksdorp gold mines, North West Province
Location quality Error estimate: Longitude ±2.9 km , Latitude ±2.7 km, Depth fixed by location software
Quality parameters RMS = 1.09 sec, Gap =73°, Forty-seven (47) stations used in epicentral solution; thirty-six (36) 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
03Apr 05 08     Fault plane and auxiliary plane
 Strike  Dip  Rake
76.32 44.74 -57.85
214.82 53.42 -117.81
Principal Axis  Azimuth  Plunge
 P-Axis 65.41 67.47
 T-Axis 324.14 4.64
 B-Axis 232.27 22.00
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