177 km (110 miles) ENE of Kandrian

Posted in 5.5+, Seismos on March 14th 2012 by sismo – Be the first to comment

== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==

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

Geographic coordinates: 5.642S, 151.024E

Magnitude: 6.4 Mw

Depth: 47 km

Universal Time (UTC): 14 Mar 2012 21:13:11

Time near the Epicenter: 15 Mar 2012 07:13:11

Local standard time in your area: 14 Mar 2012 17:13:11


Location with respect to nearby cities:

177 km (110 miles) ENE (68 degrees) of Kandrian, New Britain, PNG

204 km (127 miles) SW (219 degrees) of Rabaul, New Britain, PNG

343 km (213 miles) S (176 degrees) of Kavieng, New Ireland, PNG

462 km (287 miles) ENE (75 degrees) of Lae, New Guinea, PNG

599 km (372 miles) NE (45 degrees) of PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea

ADDITIONAL EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS

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event ID : US b0008hb9

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