Magnitude 6.7 - BOUGAINVILLE REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA

2007 June 28 02:52:09 UTC

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Magnitude6.7
Date-Time
Location 7.938°S, 154.616°E
Depth10 km (6.2 miles) set by location program
RegionBOUGAINVILLE REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Distances220 km (135 miles) SSW of Arawa, Bougainville, PNG
240 km (150 miles) ENE of Kulumadau, Woodlark Island, PNG
825 km (520 miles) E of PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea
2160 km (1350 miles) N of BRISBANE, Queensland, Australia
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 4 km (2.5 miles); depth fixed by location program
ParametersNST=238, Nph=238, Dmin=609.3 km, Rmss=0.78 sec, Gp= 22°,
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=S
Source
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Event IDus2007edaf
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  • The following is a release by the United States Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center: An earthquake occurred about 220 km (135 miles) SSW of Arawa, Bougainville, PNG or about 825 km (520 miles) E of PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea at 8:52 PM MDT, Jun 27, 2007 (Jun 28 at 12:52 PM local time in Papua New Guinea). The magnitude and location may be revised when additional data and further analysis results are available. There have been no reports of damage.

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