Magnitude 6.6 - SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS

2009 August 10 04:06:31 UTC

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Earthquake Details

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Location11.620°S, 166.093°E
Depth35 km (21.7 miles) set by location program
Distances105 km (65 miles) SSE of Lata, Santa Cruz Islands, Solomon Isl.
450 km (280 miles) NNW of Luganville, Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
710 km (440 miles) ESE of HONIARA, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands
2220 km (1380 miles) NE of BRISBANE, Queensland, Australia
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 6.6 km (4.1 miles); depth fixed by location program
ParametersNST=222, Nph=222, Dmin=715 km, Rmss=1.27 sec, Gp= 29°,
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=R
Event IDus2009kdaf
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