Historic Earthquakes

Magnitude 7.8 NEW IRELAND REGION, P.N.G.
2000 November 16 07:42:16 UTC

Me   7.3                                                             
Broadband Source Parameters:
BROADBAND DEPTH:        30.0 km
RADIATED ENERGY                                                      
No. of sta: 10  Focal mech.  M                                      
Energy       1.7±0.3*10**15 Nm
COMMENT:  Complex earthquake observed on broadband
displacement seismograms. A small event is followed 
by a large one about 10 seconds later. Depth from 
synthetics of broadband displacement seismograms 
based on second event.