24.01.23 Isocrone Information MaltaA 5.6 magnitude earthquake occurred in Mediterranean Sea, offshore Malta. The figure shows the Forecast-points (green triangle) in which the alert levels are estimated. The isochrones (concentric curves starting from the epicenter) represent the tsunami propagation times estimated in the rapid simulation. 

Today, 24.01.23, at 20:25 UTC, a 5.6 magnitude earthquake was localized in Mediterranean Sea, offshore Malta (lat, lon) 35.24N, 14.87E  and about 16 km hypocentral depth.

The earthquake magnitude and the hypocentral localization, according to the decisional matrix, activated the Tsunami Alert Center service that at 20:34 UTC, sent an INFORMATION message to the Civil Protection Department and to the Mediterranean Countries subscribing the CAT services. 

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