Magnitude 6.6 - SOUTHEAST OF THE LOYALTY ISLANDS
2012 March 03 12:19:55 UTC
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|Depth||15.2 km (9.4 miles)|
|Region||SOUTHEAST OF THE LOYALTY ISLANDS|
|Distances||180 km (111 miles) W of Ile Hunter, Loyalty Isl., New Caledonia|
260 km (161 miles) ESE of Tadine, Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia
399 km (247 miles) E of NOUMEA, New Caledonia
1686 km (1047 miles) NNW of Auckland, New Zealand
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 14 km (8.7 miles); depth +/- 4.1 km (2.5 miles)|
|Parameters||NST=251, Nph=253, Dmin=399.6 km, Rmss=0.8 sec, Gp= 18°,|
M-type=centroid moment magnitude (Mw), Version=8
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