Magnitude 5.1 - NEW BRITAIN REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
2010 July 18 20:50:30 UTC
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|Depth||59.8 km (37.2 miles)|
|Region||NEW BRITAIN REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA|
|Distances||85 km (55 miles) SSE of Kimbe, New Britain, PNG|
110 km (70 miles) E of Kandrian, New Britain, PNG
515 km (320 miles) NE of PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea
2370 km (1470 miles) N of BRISBANE, Queensland, Australia
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 19.1 km (11.9 miles); depth +/- 12.3 km (7.6 miles)|
|Parameters||NST= 42, Nph= 43, Dmin=512.1 km, Rmss=1.04 sec, Gp= 90°,|
M-type=body wave magnitude (Mb), Version=6
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