Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Magnitude 6.4 Earthquake - NEW BRITAIN REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA


Earthquake Details

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Magnitude6.4
Date-Time
  • Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 21:13:11 UTC
  • Thursday, March 15, 2012 at 07:13:11 AM at epicenter
Location 5.642°S, 151.025°E
Depth47.8 km (29.7 miles)
RegionNEW BRITAIN REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Distances96 km (59 miles) E of Kimbe, New Britain, PNG
174 km (108 miles) ENE of Kandrian, New Britain, PNG
598 km (371 miles) NE of PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea
2429 km (1509 miles) N of BRISBANE, Queensland, Australia
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 13.9 km (8.6 miles); depth +/- 9.3 km (5.8 miles)
ParametersNST=251, Nph=251, Dmin=203.7 km, Rmss=1.16 sec, Gp= 43°,
M-type=regional moment magnitude (Mw), Version=6
Source
  • Magnitude: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
    Location: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDusb0008hb9