Magnitude 6.3 - VANUATU
2011 March 17 02:47:59 UTC
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|Depth||15.2 km (9.4 miles)|
|Distances||75 km (46 miles) NW of PORT-VILA, Efate, Vanuatu|
209 km (129 miles) SSE of Luganville, Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
293 km (182 miles) NNW of Isangel, Tanna, Vanuatu
1885 km (1171 miles) NE of BRISBANE, Queensland, Australia
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 15.3 km (9.5 miles); depth +/- 0.5 km (0.3 miles)|
|Parameters||NST=235, Nph=247, Dmin=>999 km, Rmss=1.17 sec, Gp= 25°,|
M-type=centroid moment magnitude (Mw), Version=A
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