93 km (58 miles) S of Arawa

Posted in Seismos on February 9th 2012 by sismo – Be the first to comment

== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==

Region: SOLOMON ISLANDS

Geographic coordinates: 7.050S, 155.644E

Magnitude: 5.3 Mb

Depth: 65 km

Universal Time (UTC): 9 Feb 2012 05:59:01

Time near the Epicenter: 9 Feb 2012 16:59:01

Local standard time in your area: 9 Feb 2012 01:59:01


Location with respect to nearby cities:

93 km (58 miles) S (174 degrees) of Arawa, Bougainville, PNG

117 km (73 miles) WSW (249 degrees) of Chirovanga, Solomon Islands

177 km (110 miles) NW (311 degrees) of Gizo, Solomon Islands

545 km (338 miles) WNW (299 degrees) of HONIARA, Solomon Islands

955 km (593 miles) E (93 degrees) of Lae, New Guinea, PNG

ADDITIONAL EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS

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event ID : US b0007xv9

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