Magnitude 6.8 - NEAR NORTH COAST OF NEW GUINEA, P.N.G.
2011 July 31 23:38:57 UTC
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|Depth||16.8 km (10.4 miles)|
|Region||NEAR NORTH COAST OF NEW GUINEA, P.N.G.|
|Distances||134 km (83 miles) E of Wewak, New Guinea, PNG|
211 km (131 miles) NNW of Madang, New Guinea, PNG
701 km (435 miles) NNW of PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea
2787 km (1731 miles) NNW of BRISBANE, Queensland, Australia
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 14.2 km (8.8 miles); depth +/- 5.8 km (3.6 miles)|
|Parameters||NST=125, Nph=125, Dmin=327.3 km, Rmss=1 sec, Gp= 29°,|
M-type=regional moment magnitude (Mw), Version=7
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