Magnitude 6.6 - SAMOA ISLANDS REGION
2009 August 30 14:51:33 UTC
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|Depth||11 km (6.8 miles) set by location program|
|Region||SAMOA ISLANDS REGION|
|Distances||150 km (95 miles) ENE of Hihifo, Tonga|
180 km (110 miles) SSW of APIA, Samoa
715 km (445 miles) NNE of NUKU'ALOFA, Tonga
2700 km (1680 miles) NNE of Auckland, New Zealand
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 5.6 km (3.5 miles); depth fixed by location program|
|Parameters||NST=313, Nph=313, Dmin=>999 km, Rmss=0.94 sec, Gp= 22°,|
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=T
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Scientific & Technical Information
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