Magnitude 5.0 - NEW BRITAIN REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA

2010 July 19 02:32:11 UTC

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Earthquake Details

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Magnitude5.0
Date-Time
Location 6.510°S, 150.594°E
Depth37.3 km (23.2 miles)
RegionNEW BRITAIN REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Distances115 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 Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 30.1 km (18.7 miles); depth +/- 3.7 km (2.3 miles)
ParametersNST= 36, Nph= 37, Dmin=495.4 km, Rmss=0.97 sec, Gp= 76°,
M-type=body wave magnitude (Mb), Version=6
Source
  • USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDus2010yxan
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