Magnitude 6.8 - LOYALTY ISLANDS
2011 May 10 08:55:09 UTC
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|Depth||14.9 km (9.3 miles)|
|Distances||134 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 Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 13.2 km (8.2 miles); depth +/- 2.5 km (1.6 miles)|
|Parameters||NST=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
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