88 km (55 miles) SSE of Wewak

Posted in 5.5+, Seismos on March 19th 2012 by sismo – Be the first to comment

== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==

Region: NEW GUINEA, PAPUA NEW GUINEA

Geographic coordinates: 4.360S, 143.835E

Magnitude: 5.5 Mb

Depth: 114 km

Universal Time (UTC): 19 Mar 2012 13:42:35

Time near the Epicenter: 19 Mar 2012 23:42:35

Local standard time in your area: 19 Mar 2012 09:42:35


Location with respect to nearby cities:

88 km (55 miles) SSE (168 degrees) of Wewak, New Guinea, PNG

170 km (106 miles) NNW (344 degrees) of Mount Hagen, New Guinea, PNG

243 km (151 miles) WNW (294 degrees) of Madang, New Guinea, PNG

403 km (250 miles) ESE (120 degrees) of Jayapura, Irian Jaya, Indonesia

679 km (422 miles) NNW (327 degrees) of PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea

ADDITIONAL EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS

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event ID : US b0008juk

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