Magnitude 6.7 - NEW BRITAIN REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA

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2010 December 02 03:12:10 UTC

Earthquake Details

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Magnitude6.7
Date-Time
  • Thursday, December 02, 2010 at 03:12:10 UTC
  • Thursday, December 02, 2010 at 01:12:10 PM at epicenter
Location 6.059°S, 149.851°E
Depth34.8 km (21.6 miles) set by location program
RegionNEW BRITAIN REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Distances
  • 40 km (25 miles) ENE (61°) from Kandrian, New Britain, PNG
  • 324 km (202 miles) ENE (76°) from Lae, New Guinea, PNG
  • 330 km (205 miles) SW (231°) from Rabaul, New Britain, PNG
  • 478 km (297 miles) NE (38°) from PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea
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
Event IDusc0000i8z
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