Magnitude 6.7 - NEW BRITAIN REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
2010 December 02 03:12:10 UTC
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|Depth||34.8 km (21.6 miles) set by location program|
|Region||NEW BRITAIN REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA|
|Distances||40 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 Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 11.4 km (7.1 miles); depth fixed by location program|
|Parameters||NST=328, Nph=361, Dmin=329.5 km, Rmss=1.24 sec, Gp= 18°,|
M-type=centroid moment magnitude (Mw), Version=E
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