Magnitude 6.6 - NEW GUINEA, PAPUA NEW GUINEA

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2012 March 21 22:15:05 UTC

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Earthquake Details

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Magnitude6.6
Date-Time
Location 6.244°S, 145.959°E
Depth105.9 km (65.8 miles)
RegionNEW GUINEA, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Distances66 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 Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 13.6 km (8.5 miles); depth +/- 5.9 km (3.7 miles)
ParametersNST=138, Nph=141, Dmin=489.8 km, Rmss=1.12 sec, Gp= 18°,
M-type=centroid moment magnitude (Mw), Version=5
Source
  • Magnitude: NOAA West Coast and Alaska Tsunami Warning Center, Palmer, Alaska, USA
    Location: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDusc0008mye
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