155 km (96 miles) ESE of Rabaul

Posted in Seismos on April 7th 2012 by sismo – Be the first to comment

== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==

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

Geographic coordinates: 4.541S, 153.546E

Magnitude: 4.4 Mb

Depth: 113 km

Universal Time (UTC): 7 Apr 2012 00:57:21

Time near the Epicenter: 7 Apr 2012 10:57:21

Local standard time in your area: 6 Apr 2012 20:57:21


Location with respect to nearby cities:

155 km (96 miles) ESE (103 degrees) of Rabaul, New Britain, PNG

290 km (180 miles) NW (310 degrees) of Arawa, Bougainville, PNG

376 km (233 miles) SE (126 degrees) of Kavieng, New Ireland, PNG

765 km (475 miles) ENE (72 degrees) of Lae, New Guinea, PNG

889 km (552 miles) NE (52 degrees) of PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea

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event ID : US c0008xp2

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