Magnitude 6.6 - SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS
2009 October 08 02:12:39 UTC
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|Depth||35 km (21.7 miles) set by location program|
|Region||SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS|
|Distances||110 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 Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 4.8 km (3.0 miles); depth fixed by location program|
|Parameters||NST=164, Nph=164, Dmin=>999 km, Rmss=0.88 sec, Gp= 65°,|
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=7
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Scientific & Technical Information
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