Magnitude 6.8 - NEW IRELAND REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA

2007 September 26 12:36:23 UTC

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Magnitude6.8
Date-Time
Location 4.880°S, 153.402°E
Depth10 km (6.2 miles) set by location program
RegionNEW IRELAND REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Distances60 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 Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 8.4 km (5.2 miles); depth fixed by location program
ParametersNST=116, Nph=116, Dmin=851 km, Rmss=1.39 sec, Gp= 29°,
M-type=centroid moment magnitude (Mw), Version=A
Source
  • USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDus2007htaw
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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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