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Magnitude 7.6 near the Coast of New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

Sunday, September 8, 2002 at 18:44:26 (UTC)

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Magnitude 7.6
Time Sunday, September 8, 2002 at 18:44:26 (UTC)
Distance from 100 km (62 miles) ESE (105 degrees) of Near north coast of New Guinea, Papua New Guinea
Coordinates 3 deg. 13.7 min. S ( 3.228S)
142 deg. 52.2 min. E (142.870E)
Depth 33.0 km (20.5 miles)
Quality Error estimate: horizontal +/- 10.2 km; depth fixed by location program
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