Sunday, April 11, 2010

Earthquake: 6.8 Mw - SOLOMON ISLANDS

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Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude 6.8 Mw
Date-Time
  • 11 Apr 2010 09:40:30 UTC
  • 11 Apr 2010 20:40:30 near epicenter
  • 11 Apr 2010 01:40:30 standard time in your timezone
Location 10.913S 161.130E
Depth 60 km
Distances
  • 102 km (63 miles) WSW (240 degrees) of Kira Kira, Solomon Islands
  • 206 km (128 miles) SE (141 degrees) of HONIARA, Solomon Islands
  • 245 km (152 miles) S (169 degrees) of Auki, Solomon Islands
  • 1533 km (952 miles) E (97 degrees) of PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea
Location Uncertainty Horizontal: 4.7 km; Vertical 12.7 km
Parameters Nph = 107; Dmin = 209.2 km; Rmss = 0.85 seconds; Gp = 25°
M-type = Mw; Version = 8
Event ID US 2010uya5 ***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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