Magnitude 5.0 - NEW BRITAIN REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
2010 July 19 02:32:11 UTC
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|Depth||37.3 km (23.2 miles)|
|Region||NEW BRITAIN REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA|
|Distances||115 km (75 miles) SSE of Kimbe, New Britain, PNG|
120 km (75 miles) ESE of Kandrian, New Britain, PNG
495 km (310 miles) NE of PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea
2340 km (1450 miles) N of BRISBANE, Queensland, Australia
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 30.1 km (18.7 miles); depth +/- 3.7 km (2.3 miles)|
|Parameters||NST= 36, Nph= 37, Dmin=495.4 km, Rmss=0.97 sec, Gp= 76°,|
M-type=body wave magnitude (Mb), Version=6
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