Papua Earthquake_240610

Earthquake Location
Date-Time:
Thursday, June 24, 2010 at 05:32:28 UTC

Thursday, June 24, 2010 at 03:32:28 PM at epicenter

Time of Earthquake in other Time Zones

Location:
5.531°S, 151.157°E

Depth:
42 km (26.1 miles) set by location program

Region
NEW BRITAIN REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA

Distances:
110 km (70 miles) E of Kimbe, New Britain, PNG

185 km (115 miles) SW of Rabaul, New Britain, PNG

615 km (385 miles) NE of PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea

2430 km (1510 miles) N of BRISBANE, Queensland, Australia

Location Uncertainty:
horizontal +/- 4.3 km (2.7 miles); depth fixed by location program

Parameters:
NST=269, Nph=269, Dmin=615.2 km, Rmss=0.95 sec, Gp= 18°,
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=8

Source:
USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)

Event ID:
us2010xxam

This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.