23 km (14 miles) NNW of Rabaul

Posted in 5.5+, Seismos on April 4th 2012 by sismo – Be the first to comment

== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==

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

Geographic coordinates: 4.030S, 152.091E

Magnitude: 5.5 Mb

Depth: 16 km

Universal Time (UTC): 4 Apr 2012 20:27:29

Time near the Epicenter: 5 Apr 2012 06:27:29

Local standard time in your area: 4 Apr 2012 16:27:29


Location with respect to nearby cities:

23 km (14 miles) NNW (334 degrees) of Rabaul, New Britain, PNG

217 km (135 miles) SE (139 degrees) of Kavieng, New Ireland, PNG

375 km (233 miles) NE (49 degrees) of Kandrian, New Britain, PNG

640 km (397 miles) ENE (62 degrees) of Lae, New Guinea, PNG

811 km (504 miles) NE (42 degrees) of PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea

ADDITIONAL EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS

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event ID : US c0008w57

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