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Magnitude 6.6
Date-Time
  • Saturday, July 28, 2012 at 20:04:00 UTC
  • Sunday, July 29, 2012 at 06:04:00 AM at epicenter
Location 4.733°S, 153.173°E
Depth 66.7 km (41.4 miles)
Region NEW IRELAND REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Distances
  • 124 km (77 miles) ESE (118°) from Rabaul, New Britain, PNG
  • 311 km (193 miles) WNW (302°) from Arawa, Bougainville, PNG
  • 357 km (222 miles) SE (133°) from Kavieng, New Ireland, PNG
  • 719 km (447 miles) ENE (72°) from Lae, New Guinea, PNG
  • 843 km (524 miles) NE (52°) from PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea
Location Uncertainty horizontal +/- 14.7 km (9.1 miles); depth +/- 11.4 km (7.1 miles)
Parameters NST=120, Nph=122, Dmin=126.9 km, Rmss=1.51 sec, Gp= 18°,
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=6
Source
  • Magnitude: USGS, NEIS, Golden, Colorado (and predecessors) – used in PDE
    Location: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event ID usb000bid9