Magnitude 6.8 - LOYALTY ISLANDS

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2011 May 10 08:55:09 UTC

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Earthquake Details

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Magnitude6.8
Date-Time
Location20.252°S, 168.273°E
Depth14.9 km (9.3 miles)
RegionLOYALTY ISLANDS
Distances134 km (83 miles) SW of Isangel, Tanna, Vanuatu
149 km (92 miles) NNE of Tadine, Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia
276 km (171 miles) S of PORT-VILA, Efate, Vanuatu
1741 km (1081 miles) ENE of BRISBANE, Queensland, Australia
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 13.2 km (8.2 miles); depth +/- 2.5 km (1.6 miles)
ParametersNST=534, Nph=553, Dmin=>999 km, Rmss=0.95 sec, Gp= 14°,
M-type="moment" magnitude from initial P wave (tsuboi method) (Mi/Mwp), Version=C
Source
  • USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDusc0003ag4
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