Magnitude 6.7 - NEW BRITAIN REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA

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2010 December 02 03:12:10 UTC

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Earthquake Details

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Magnitude6.7
Date-Time
Location 6.059°S, 149.851°E
Depth34.8 km (21.6 miles) set by location program
RegionNEW BRITAIN REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Distances40 km (25 miles) ENE of Kandrian, New Britain, PNG
65 km (40 miles) SSW of Kimbe, New Britain, PNG
475 km (295 miles) NE of PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea
2400 km (1490 miles) N of BRISBANE, Queensland, Australia
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 11.4 km (7.1 miles); depth fixed by location program
ParametersNST=328, Nph=361, Dmin=329.5 km, Rmss=1.24 sec, Gp= 18°,
M-type=centroid moment magnitude (Mw), Version=E
Source
  • USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDusc0000i8z
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