Magnitude 6.7 - SOUTHEAST OF THE LOYALTY ISLANDS
2009 January 15 07:27:20 UTC
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|Depth||27 km (16.8 miles) set by location program|
|Region||SOUTHEAST OF THE LOYALTY ISLANDS|
|Distances||145 km (90 miles) W of Ile Hunter, Loyalty Isl., New Caledonia|
300 km (185 miles) ESE of Tadine, Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia
430 km (270 miles) E of NOUMEA, New Caledonia
1650 km (1030 miles) NNW of Auckland, New Zealand
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 4.8 km (3.0 miles); depth fixed by location program|
|Parameters||NST=143, Nph=143, Dmin=434.8 km, Rmss=0.86 sec, Gp= 29°,|
M-type=regional moment magnitude (Mw), Version=Q
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