Magnitude 6.8 - NEW IRELAND REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
2007 September 26 12:36:23 UTC
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|Depth||10 km (6.2 miles) set by location program|
|Region||NEW IRELAND REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA|
|Distances||60 km (40 miles) SE of Taron, New Ireland, PNG|
155 km (95 miles) ESE of Rabaul, New Britain, PNG
855 km (530 miles) NE of PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea
2505 km (1550 miles) N of BRISBANE, Queensland, Australia
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 8.4 km (5.2 miles); depth fixed by location program|
|Parameters||NST=116, Nph=116, Dmin=851 km, Rmss=1.39 sec, Gp= 29°,|
M-type=centroid moment magnitude (Mw), Version=A
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The following is a release by the United States Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center: An earthquake occurred 60 km (40 miles) SE of Taron, New Ireland, PNG 855 km (530 miles) NE of PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea at 6:36 AM MDT, Sep 26, 2007 (10:36 PM local time in Papua New Guinea). The magnitude and location may be revised when additional data and further analysis results are available.
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