Magnitude 6.7 - NEW BRITAIN REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA

2005 September 29 15:50:23 UTC

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Magnitude6.7
Date-Time
Location 5.437°S, 151.816°E
Depth25 km (15.5 miles) set by location program
RegionNEW BRITAIN REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Distances
145 km (90 miles) SSW of Rabaul, New Britain, PNG
175 km (110 miles) SW of Taron, New Ireland, PNG
675 km (420 miles) NE of PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea
2445 km (1520 miles) N of BRISBANE, Queensland, Australia
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 4.9 km (3.0 miles); depth fixed by location program
ParametersNST=268, Nph=268, Dmin=674.9 km, Rmss=0.83 sec, Gp= 29°,
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=T
Source
  • USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDusdpaw
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