Magnitude 6.8 - SOLOMON ISLANDS
2010 January 05 12:15:32 UTC
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|Depth||18.7 km (11.6 miles)|
|Distances||130 km (80 miles) SE of Gizo, New Georgia Islands, Solomon Isl.|
190 km (120 miles) WSW of Dadali, Santa Isabel, Solomon Islands
265 km (165 miles) W of HONIARA, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands
2100 km (1300 miles) NNE of BRISBANE, Queensland, Australia
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 7.5 km (4.7 miles); depth +/- 9.6 km (6.0 miles)|
|Parameters||NST=180, Nph=180, Dmin=263.3 km, Rmss=1.24 sec, Gp= 40°,|
M-type=centroid moment magnitude (Mw), Version=8
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