150 km (93 miles) ESE of Rabaul

Posted in 5.5+, Seismos on April 6th 2012 by sismo – Be the first to comment

== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==

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

Geographic coordinates: 4.534S, 153.497E

Magnitude: 6.2 Mw

Depth: 85 km

Universal Time (UTC): 6 Apr 2012 16:15:55

Time near the Epicenter: 7 Apr 2012 02:15:55

Local standard time in your area: 6 Apr 2012 12:15:55


Location with respect to nearby cities:

150 km (93 miles) ESE (104 degrees) of Rabaul, New Britain, PNG

294 km (183 miles) NW (309 degrees) of Arawa, Bougainville, PNG

371 km (230 miles) SE (126 degrees) of Kavieng, New Ireland, PNG

760 km (472 miles) ENE (71 degrees) of Lae, New Guinea, PNG

885 km (550 miles) NE (52 degrees) of PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea

ADDITIONAL EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS

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event ID : US c0008xd7

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