Monday, March 22, 2010

Earthquake: (Mw 6.6) NEW IRELAND REGION, P.N.G. -3.4 152.2 (2c449)

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Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude 6.6 Mw
Date-Time
  • 20 Mar 2010 14:00:50 UTC
  • 21 Mar 2010 00:00:50 near epicenter
  • 20 Mar 2010 06:00:50 standard time in your timezone
Location 3.380S 152.221E
Depth 415 km
Distances
  • 93 km (58 miles) N (3 degrees) of Rabaul, New Britain, PNG
  • 182 km (113 miles) ESE (120 degrees) of Kavieng, New Ireland, PNG
  • 435 km (270 miles) NE (43 degrees) of Kandrian, New Britain, PNG
  • 689 km (428 miles) ENE (57 degrees) of Lae, New Guinea, PNG
  • 875 km (544 miles) NE (40 degrees) of PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea
Location Uncertainty Horizontal: 4.6 km; Vertical
Parameters Nph = 258; Dmin = 999.9 km; Rmss = 0.92 seconds; Gp = 21°
M-type = Mw; Version = 7
Event ID US 2010ubaw ***This event has been revised.
For updates, maps, and technical information, see: Event Page or USGS Earthquake Hazards Program
National Earthquake Information Center U.S. Geological Survey http://neic.usgs.gov/
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