Magnitude 6.6 - NEAR NORTH COAST OF NEW GUINEA, P.N.G.
2013 April 16 22:55:27 UTC
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|Depth||13 km (8.1 miles)|
|Region||NEAR NORTH COAST OF NEW GUINEA, P.N.G.|
|Distances||18 km (11 miles) ESE of Aitape, Papua New Guinea|
130 km (80 miles) WNW of Wewak, Papua New Guinea
145 km (90 miles) ESE of Vanimo, Papua New Guinea
213 km (132 miles) ESE of Jayapura, Indonesia
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 13.6 km (8.5 miles); depth +/- 2.7 km (1.7 miles)|
|Parameters||NST=101, Nph=101, Dmin=552.1 km, Rmss=1.42 sec, Gp= 18°,|
M-type="moment" magnitude from initial P wave (tsuboi method) (Mi/Mwp), Version=I
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