97 km (60 miles) ESE of Rabaul

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

== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==

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

Geographic coordinates: 4.631S, 152.955E

Magnitude: 5.0 Mb

Depth: 59 km

Universal Time (UTC): 19 Mar 2012 02:30:21

Time near the Epicenter: 19 Mar 2012 12:30:21

Local standard time in your area: 18 Mar 2012 22:30:21


Location with respect to nearby cities:

97 km (60 miles) ESE (118 degrees) of Rabaul, New Britain, PNG

331 km (206 miles) SE (134 degrees) of Kavieng, New Ireland, PNG

337 km (209 miles) WNW (301 degrees) of Arawa, Bougainville, PNG

700 km (435 miles) ENE (71 degrees) of Lae, New Guinea, PNG

832 km (517 miles) NE (50 degrees) of PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea

ADDITIONAL EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS

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event ID : US b0008jp2

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