Magnitude 6.2 - BOUGAINVILLE REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA

2010 February 01 22:28:17 UTC

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Earthquake Details

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Magnitude6.2
Date-Time
Location 6.102°S, 154.424°E
Depth33 km (20.5 miles) set by location program
RegionBOUGAINVILLE REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Distances125 km (80 miles) W of Arawa, Bougainville, PNG
235 km (145 miles) SE of Taron, New Ireland, PNG
885 km (550 miles) ENE of PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea
2370 km (1470 miles) N of BRISBANE, Queensland, Australia
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 4.8 km (3.0 miles); depth fixed by location program
ParametersNST=169, Nph=169, Dmin=>999 km, Rmss=1.06 sec, Gp= 36°,
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=7
Source
  • USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDus2010seb6
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