99 km (61 miles) SW of Rabaul

Posted in Seismos on February 20th 2012 by sismo – Be the first to comment

== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==

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

Geographic coordinates: 4.749S, 151.470E

Magnitude: 5.1 Mb

Depth: 176 km

Universal Time (UTC): 20 Feb 2012 20:59:08

Time near the Epicenter: 21 Feb 2012 06:59:08

Local standard time in your area: 20 Feb 2012 16:59:08


Location with respect to nearby cities:

99 km (61 miles) SW (233 degrees) of Rabaul, New Britain, PNG

254 km (158 miles) SSE (163 degrees) of Kavieng, New Ireland, PNG

271 km (168 miles) NE (53 degrees) of Kandrian, New Britain, PNG

542 km (337 miles) ENE (66 degrees) of Lae, New Guinea, PNG

705 km (438 miles) NE (42 degrees) of PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea

ADDITIONAL EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS

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event ID : US b00082x9

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