Magnitude 6.6 - NEW GUINEA, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
2012 March 21 22:15:05 UTC
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|Depth||105.9 km (65.8 miles)|
|Region||NEW GUINEA, PAPUA NEW GUINEA|
|Distances||66 km (41 miles) ESE of Goroka, New Guinea, PNG|
114 km (70 miles) S of Madang, New Guinea, PNG
382 km (237 miles) NNW of PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea
2469 km (1534 miles) NNW of BRISBANE, Queensland, Australia
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 13.6 km (8.5 miles); depth +/- 5.9 km (3.7 miles)|
|Parameters||NST=138, Nph=141, Dmin=489.8 km, Rmss=1.12 sec, Gp= 18°,|
M-type=centroid moment magnitude (Mw), Version=5
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