Magnitude 6.8 - VANUATU
2012 December 21 22:28:09 UTC
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|Depth||207.9 km (129.2 miles)|
|Distances||63 km (39 miles) SSW of Sola, Vanuatu|
128 km (79 miles) N of Luganville, Vanuatu
388 km (241 miles) NNW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu
723 km (449 miles) N of We, New Caledonia
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 14.8 km (9.2 miles); depth +/- 9 km (5.6 miles)|
|Parameters||NST=316, Nph=329, Dmin=790.4 km, Rmss=0.86 sec, Gp= 50°,|
M-type=regional moment magnitude (Mw), Version=A
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