Magnitude 6.9 - NEW BRITAIN REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA

2010 July 18 13:04:11 UTC

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Magnitude6.9
Date-Time
Location 6.000°S, 150.436°E
Depth42 km (26.1 miles)
RegionNEW BRITAIN REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Distances60 km (35 miles) SSE of Kimbe, New Britain, PNG
100 km (65 miles) ENE of Kandrian, New Britain, PNG
525 km (325 miles) NE of PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea
2400 km (1490 miles) N of BRISBANE, Queensland, Australia
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 4.4 km (2.7 miles); depth +/- 7.8 km (4.8 miles)
ParametersNST=328, Nph=328, Dmin=522.2 km, Rmss=0.93 sec, Gp= 14°,
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=7
Source
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Event IDus2010ywbk
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