Magnitude 6.5 - NEW BRITAIN REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA

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2011 March 09 21:24:51 UTC

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Earthquake Details

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Magnitude6.5
Date-Time
Location 6.022°S, 149.659°E
Depth29 km (18.0 miles)
RegionNEW BRITAIN REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Distances24 km (14 miles) NNE of Kandrian, New Britain, PNG
75 km (46 miles) SW of Kimbe, New Britain, PNG
468 km (290 miles) NE of PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea
2404 km (1493 miles) N of BRISBANE, Queensland, Australia
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 13.6 km (8.5 miles); depth +/- 1 km (0.6 miles)
ParametersNST= 79, Nph= 88, Dmin=344 km, Rmss=1.37 sec, Gp= 36°,
M-type=centroid moment magnitude (Mw), Version=7
Source
  • USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDusc0001wfq
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