Magnitude 6.6 - SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS

2009 October 08 02:12:39 UTC

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Earthquake Details

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Location11.650°S, 166.170°E
Depth35 km (21.7 miles) set by location program
Distances110 km (70 miles) SSE of Lata, Santa Cruz Islands, Solomon Isl.
440 km (275 miles) NNW of Luganville, Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
725 km (450 miles) ESE of HONIARA, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands
2220 km (1380 miles) NE of BRISBANE, Queensland, Australia
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 4.8 km (3.0 miles); depth fixed by location program
ParametersNST=164, Nph=164, Dmin=>999 km, Rmss=0.88 sec, Gp= 65°,
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=7
Event IDus2009mmam
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