243 km (151 miles) WSW of Arawa

Posted in Seismos on January 25th 2012 by sismo – Be the first to comment

== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==

Region: NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.

Geographic coordinates: 6.724S, 153.409E

Magnitude: 4.9 Mb

Depth: 47 km

Universal Time (UTC): 25 Jan 2012 17:47:12

Time near the Epicenter: 26 Jan 2012 03:47:12

Local standard time in your area: 25 Jan 2012 13:47:12


Location with respect to nearby cities:

243 km (151 miles) WSW (256 degrees) of Arawa, Bougainville, PNG

273 km (170 miles) NNE (16 degrees) of Kulumadau, Woodlark Island, PNG

310 km (193 miles) SSE (154 degrees) of Rabaul, New Britain, PNG

708 km (440 miles) E (90 degrees) of Lae, New Guinea, PNG

748 km (465 miles) ENE (66 degrees) of PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea

ADDITIONAL EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS

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event ID : US c0007rh8

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