Magnitude 6.6 - SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS
2012 January 09 04:07:16 UTC
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|Depth||38.9 km (24.2 miles)|
|Region||SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS|
|Distances||75 km (46 miles) WNW of Lata, Santa Cruz Islands, Solomon Isl.|
355 km (220 miles) E of Kira Kira, San Cristobal, Solomon Isl.
584 km (362 miles) ESE of HONIARA, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands
2266 km (1408 miles) NE of BRISBANE, Queensland, Australia
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 13.9 km (8.6 miles); depth +/- 8.8 km (5.5 miles)|
|Parameters||NST=195, Nph=201, Dmin=584.4 km, Rmss=0.65 sec, Gp= 25°,|
M-type=regional moment magnitude (Mw), Version=B
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