Magnitude 6.6 - NEW BRITAIN REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA

2005 December 11 14:20:43 UTC

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Magnitude6.6
Date-Time
Location 6.594°S, 152.208°E
Depth10 km (6.2 miles) set by location program
RegionNEW BRITAIN REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Distances
250 km (155 miles) SSW of Taron, New Ireland, PNG
255 km (155 miles) ESE of Kimbe, New Britain, PNG
635 km (395 miles) ENE of PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea
2310 km (1440 miles) N of BRISBANE, Queensland, Australia
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 3.6 km (2.2 miles); depth fixed by location program
ParametersNST=272, Nph=272, Dmin=637.1 km, Rmss=0.76 sec, Gp= 32°,
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=S
Source
  • USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDusgmat
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