79 km (49 miles) WSW of Arawa

Posted in Seismos on February 27th 2012 by sismo – Be the first to comment

== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==

Region: BOUGAINVILLE REGION, P.N.G.

Geographic coordinates: 6.513S, 154.902E

Magnitude: 5.0 Mb

Depth: 93 km

Universal Time (UTC): 27 Feb 2012 00:33:49

Time near the Epicenter: 27 Feb 2012 10:33:49

Local standard time in your area: 26 Feb 2012 20:33:49


Location with respect to nearby cities:

79 km (49 miles) WSW (245 degrees) of Arawa, Bougainville, PNG

192 km (119 miles) W (275 degrees) of Chirovanga, Solomon Islands

278 km (173 miles) NW (309 degrees) of Gizo, Solomon Islands

646 km (401 miles) WNW (300 degrees) of HONIARA, Solomon Islands

873 km (543 miles) E (89 degrees) of Lae, New Guinea, PNG

ADDITIONAL EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS

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event ID : US b00086kh

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