Magnitude 6.5 - EASTERN NEW GUINEA REG, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
2011 October 14 03:35:15 UTC
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|Depth||45.4 km (28.2 miles)|
|Region||EASTERN NEW GUINEA REG, PAPUA NEW GUINEA|
|Distances||103 km (64 miles) E of Lae, New Guinea, PNG|
184 km (114 miles) WSW of Kandrian, New Britain, PNG
323 km (200 miles) NNE of PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea
2372 km (1473 miles) NNW of BRISBANE, Queensland, Australia
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 14.3 km (8.9 miles); depth +/- 8.5 km (5.3 miles)|
|Parameters||NST=176, Nph=181, Dmin=318.4 km, Rmss=1.27 sec, Gp= 32°,|
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=8
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