Magnitude 6.9 - NEW BRITAIN REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
2010 July 18 13:04:11 UTC
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|Depth||42 km (26.1 miles)|
|Region||NEW BRITAIN REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA|
|Distances||55 km (35 miles) SSE of Kimbe, New Britain, PNG|
100 km (60 miles) ENE of Kandrian, New Britain, PNG
520 km (325 miles) NE of PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea
2400 km (1490 miles) N of BRISBANE, Queensland, Australia
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 4.4 km (2.7 miles); depth +/- 7.8 km (4.8 miles)|
|Parameters||NST=328, Nph=328, Dmin=522.2 km, Rmss=0.93 sec, Gp= 14°,|
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=7
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Felt (III) at Port Moresby. Also felt at Goroka, Kimbe, Kokopo and Wau. Felt at Gizo, Solomon Islands.
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