Magnitude 6.8 - BOUGAINVILLE REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
2006 September 01 10:18:52 UTC
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|Depth||45.7 km (28.4 miles) set by location program|
|Region||BOUGAINVILLE REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA|
|Distances||60 km (35 miles) S of Arawa, Bougainville, PNG|
125 km (75 miles) W of Chirovanga, Choiseul, Solomon Islands
960 km (600 miles) ENE of PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea
2310 km (1430 miles) N of BRISBANE, Queensland, Australia
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 5.5 km (3.4 miles); depth fixed by location program|
|Parameters||NST=166, Nph=166, Dmin=564.8 km, Rmss=0.87 sec, Gp= 29°,|
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=R
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