Magnitude 6.8 - SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS
2013 February 08 11:12:13 UTC
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|Depth||18 km (11.2 miles)|
|Region||SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS|
|Distances||23 km (14 miles) S of Lata, Solomon Islands|
528 km (328 miles) NNW of Luganville, Vanuatu
669 km (415 miles) ESE of Honiara, Solomon Islands
797 km (495 miles) NNW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 14.1 km (8.8 miles); depth +/- 2.6 km (1.6 miles)|
|Parameters||NST=310, Nph=310, Dmin=671.3 km, Rmss=0.88 sec, Gp= 25°,|
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=9
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