Magnitude 6.8 - VANUATU
2009 October 08 08:28:48 UTC
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|Depth||35 km (21.7 miles) set by location program|
|Distances||280 km (175 miles) NNW of Luganville, Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu|
285 km (175 miles) S of Lata, Santa Cruz Islands, Solomon Isl.
555 km (345 miles) NNW of PORT-VILA, Efate, Vanuatu
2070 km (1280 miles) NE of BRISBANE, Queensland, Australia
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 9.1 km (5.7 miles); depth fixed by location program|
|Parameters||NST=118, Nph=118, Dmin=>999 km, Rmss=1.5 sec, Gp= 29°,|
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=8
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Scientific & Technical Information
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