Magnitude 6.8 - EASTERN NEW GUINEA REG, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
2012 April 17 07:13:50 UTC
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|Depth||208.2 km (129.4 miles)|
|Region||EASTERN NEW GUINEA REG, PAPUA NEW GUINEA|
|Distances||139 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 Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 11.8 km (7.3 miles); depth +/- 5.8 km (3.6 miles)|
|Parameters||NST=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
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