Magnitude 6.9 - VANUATU
2008 September 08 18:52:08 UTC
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|Depth||121.8 km (75.7 miles) set by location program|
|Distances||225 km (140 miles) N of Luganville, Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu|
335 km (205 miles) SSE of Lata, Santa Cruz Islands, Solomon Isl.
490 km (305 miles) NNW of PORT-VILA, Efate, Vanuatu
2115 km (1320 miles) NE of BRISBANE, Queensland, Australia
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 3.7 km (2.3 miles); depth fixed by location program|
|Parameters||NST=326, Nph=326, Dmin=889 km, Rmss=0.76 sec, Gp= 25°,|
M-type=regional moment magnitude (Mw), Version=V
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Scientific & Technical Information
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