Magnitude 6.7 - BOUGAINVILLE REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
2007 June 28 02:52:09 UTC
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|Depth||10 km (6.2 miles) set by location program|
|Region||BOUGAINVILLE REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA|
|Distances||220 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 Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 4 km (2.5 miles); depth fixed by location program|
|Parameters||NST=238, Nph=238, Dmin=609.3 km, Rmss=0.78 sec, Gp= 22°,|
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=S
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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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