91 km (57 miles) N of Rabaul

Posted in Seismos on February 21st 2012 by sismo – Be the first to comment

== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==

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

Geographic coordinates: 3.405S, 152.080E

Magnitude: 4.9 Mb

Depth: 372 km

Universal Time (UTC): 21 Feb 2012 16:42:57

Time near the Epicenter: 22 Feb 2012 02:42:57

Local standard time in your area: 21 Feb 2012 12:42:57


Location with respect to nearby cities:

91 km (57 miles) N (353 degrees) of Rabaul, New Britain, PNG

170 km (106 miles) ESE (123 degrees) of Kavieng, New Ireland, PNG

423 km (262 miles) NE (42 degrees) of Kandrian, New Britain, PNG

674 km (419 miles) ENE (57 degrees) of Lae, New Guinea, PNG

863 km (536 miles) NE (39 degrees) of PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea

ADDITIONAL EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS

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event ID : US 2012xgay

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