Magnitude 6.5 - NEW IRELAND REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA

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2012 July 28 20:03:56 UTC

Earthquake Details

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Magnitude6.5
Date-Time
Location 4.655°S, 153.159°E
Depth41.2 km (25.6 miles)
RegionNEW IRELAND REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Distances32 km (19 miles) SSE of Taron, PNG
108 km (67 miles) ESE of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea
309 km (192 miles) WNW of Arawa, Papua New Guinea
347 km (215 miles) ENE of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 13.5 km (8.4 miles); depth +/- 2.8 km (1.7 miles)
ParametersNST=602, Nph=614, Dmin=121.3 km, Rmss=0.85 sec, Gp= 11°,
M-type="moment" magnitude from initial P wave (tsuboi method) (Mi/Mwp), Version=I
Source
  • Magnitude: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
    Location: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDusb000bid9
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