Magnitude 6.3 - NEW IRELAND REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
2012 August 02 09:56:44 UTC
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|Depth||70.6 km (43.9 miles)|
|Region||NEW IRELAND REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA|
|Distances||34 km (21 miles) SE of Taron, PNG|
114 km (70 miles) ESE of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea
304 km (188 miles) WNW of Arawa, Papua New Guinea
354 km (219 miles) ENE of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 14 km (8.7 miles); depth +/- 9.1 km (5.7 miles)|
|Parameters||NST=245, Nph=256, Dmin=131.4 km, Rmss=0.83 sec, Gp= 18°,|
M-type=regional moment magnitude (Mw), Version=7
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