145 km (90 miles) SSW of Rabaul

Posted in Seismos on February 18th 2012 by sismo – Be the first to comment

== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==

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

Geographic coordinates: 5.310S, 151.462E

Magnitude: 5.1 Mb

Depth: 71 km

Universal Time (UTC): 18 Feb 2012 04:50:22

Time near the Epicenter: 18 Feb 2012 14:50:22

Local standard time in your area: 18 Feb 2012 00:50:22


Location with respect to nearby cities:

145 km (90 miles) SSW (213 degrees) of Rabaul, New Britain, PNG

237 km (147 miles) ENE (64 degrees) of Kandrian, New Britain, PNG

314 km (195 miles) SSE (166 degrees) of Kavieng, New Ireland, PNG

519 km (322 miles) ENE (72 degrees) of Lae, New Guinea, PNG

659 km (410 miles) NE (46 degrees) of PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea

ADDITIONAL EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS

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event ID : US b000825d

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