Magnitude 5.9 - SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS
2009 October 08 21:16:12 UTC
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|Depth||11.3 km (7.0 miles)|
|Region||SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS|
|Distances||245 km (155 miles) S of Lata, Santa Cruz Islands, Solomon Isl.|
305 km (190 miles) NNW of Luganville, Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
785 km (485 miles) ESE of HONIARA, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands
2115 km (1320 miles) NE of BRISBANE, Queensland, Australia
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 15.5 km (9.6 miles); depth +/- 4.1 km (2.5 miles)|
|Parameters||NST=149, Nph=153, Dmin=781.8 km, Rmss=1.82 sec, Gp= 32°,|
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=8
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