Magnitude 6.7 - NEW BRITAIN REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
2006 October 17 01:25:12 UTC
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|Depth||32 km (19.9 miles) set by location program|
|Region||NEW BRITAIN REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA|
|Distances||100 km (60 miles) ESE of Kimbe, New Britain, PNG|
165 km (105 miles) ENE of Kandrian, New Britain, PNG
575 km (360 miles) NE of PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea
2400 km (1490 miles) N of BRISBANE, Queensland, Australia
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 5.1 km (3.2 miles); depth fixed by location program|
|Parameters||NST=215, Nph=215, Dmin=578.2 km, Rmss=0.9 sec, Gp= 22°,|
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=6
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Felt at Kimbe, Kokopo and Rabaul.
Scientific & Technical Information
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