80 km (50 miles) WSW of Chirovanga

Posted in Seismos on February 28th 2012 by sismo – Be the first to comment

== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==

Region: SOLOMON ISLANDS

Geographic coordinates: 7.014S, 156.002E

Magnitude: 4.8 Mb

Depth: 84 km

Universal Time (UTC): 28 Feb 2012 13:02:30

Time near the Epicenter: 29 Feb 2012 00:02:30

Local standard time in your area: 28 Feb 2012 09:02:30


Location with respect to nearby cities:

80 km (50 miles) WSW (241 degrees) of Chirovanga, Solomon Islands

102 km (63 miles) SSE (151 degrees) of Arawa, Bougainville, PNG

153 km (95 miles) NW (322 degrees) of Gizo, Solomon Islands

513 km (319 miles) WNW (302 degrees) of HONIARA, Solomon Islands

994 km (618 miles) E (92 degrees) of Lae, New Guinea, PNG

ADDITIONAL EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS

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event ID : US 2012xnaq

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