Magnitude 6.2 - VANUATU
2012 October 20 23:00:32 UTC
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|Depth||35.6 km (22.1 miles)|
|Distances||109 km (67 miles) WNW of Sola, Vanuatu|
225 km (139 miles) NNW of Luganville, Vanuatu
496 km (308 miles) NNW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu
816 km (507 miles) N of We, New Caledonia
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 13.5 km (8.4 miles); depth +/- 4.1 km (2.5 miles)|
|Parameters||NST=376, Nph=379, Dmin=857.2 km, Rmss=1.17 sec, Gp= 18°,|
M-type="moment" magnitude from initial P wave (tsuboi method) (Mi/Mwp), Version=F
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