Magnitude 6.8 - EASTERN NEW GUINEA REG, PAPUA NEW GUINEA

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2012 April 17 07:13:50 UTC

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Earthquake Details

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Magnitude6.8
Date-Time
Location 5.474°S, 147.097°E
Depth208.2 km (129.4 miles)
RegionEASTERN NEW GUINEA REG, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Distances139 km (86 miles) N of Lae, New Guinea, PNG
146 km (90 miles) ESE of Madang, New Guinea, PNG
440 km (273 miles) N of PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea
2516 km (1563 miles) NNW of BRISBANE, Queensland, Australia
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 11.8 km (7.3 miles); depth +/- 5.8 km (3.6 miles)
ParametersNST=584, Nph=609, Dmin=380.7 km, Rmss=0.88 sec, Gp= 11°,
M-type="moment" magnitude from initial P wave (tsuboi method) (Mi/Mwp), Version=B
Source
  • Magnitude: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
    Location: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDusc00095c9
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