Magnitude 7.7 - NEW IRELAND REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA

2005 September 09 07:26:43 UTC

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Magnitude7.7
Date-Time
Location 4.539°S, 153.445°E
Depth91.3 km (56.7 miles) set by location program
RegionNEW IRELAND REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Distances
45 km (30 miles) E of Taron, New Ireland, PNG
145 km (90 miles) ESE of Rabaul, New Britain, PNG
885 km (550 miles) NE of PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea
2535 km (1580 miles) N of BRISBANE, Queensland, Australia
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 4.6 km (2.9 miles); depth fixed by location program
ParametersNST=276, Nph=276, Dmin=898.4 km, Rmss=0.99 sec, Gp= 40°,
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=S
Source
  • USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDuscuah
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