Magnitude 6.7 - NEW IRELAND REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
2009 June 23 14:19:22 UTC
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|Depth||64 km (39.8 miles) set by location program|
|Region||NEW IRELAND REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA|
|Distances||115 km (70 miles) SE of Taron, New Ireland, PNG|
205 km (130 miles) ESE of Rabaul, New Britain, PNG
870 km (540 miles) ENE of PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea
2475 km (1530 miles) N of BRISBANE, Queensland, Australia
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 5.2 km (3.2 miles); depth fixed by location program|
|Parameters||NST=242, Nph=242, Dmin=827.9 km, Rmss=1.18 sec, Gp= 14°,|
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=S
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Felt (V) at Kokopo. Also felt at Arawa.
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