Magnitude 6.5 - EASTERN NEW GUINEA REG, PAPUA NEW GUINEA

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2011 October 14 03:35:15 UTC

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Earthquake Details

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Magnitude6.5
Date-Time
Location 6.626°S, 147.927°E
Depth45.4 km (28.2 miles)
RegionEASTERN NEW GUINEA REG, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Distances103 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 Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 14.3 km (8.9 miles); depth +/- 8.5 km (5.3 miles)
ParametersNST=176, Nph=181, Dmin=318.4 km, Rmss=1.27 sec, Gp= 32°,
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=8
Source
  • Magnitude: NOAA, Pacific Tsunami Warning Center, Honolulu, Hawaii
    Location: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDusc00069ba
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