PNG Quake_200812
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Earthquake Location
Date-Time:
Friday, August 20, 2010 at 17:56:19 UTC

Saturday, August 21, 2010 at 03:56:19 AM at epicenter

Time of Earthquake in other Time Zones

Location:
6.559°S, 154.088°E

Depth:
50.9 km (31.6 miles)

Region:
BOUGAINVILLE REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA

Distances:
165 km (105 miles) WSW of Arawa, Bougainville, PNG

260 km (160 miles) SSE of Taron, New Ireland, PNG

825 km (510 miles) ENE of PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea

2325 km (1440 miles) N of BRISBANE, Queensland, Australia

Location Uncertainty:
horizontal +/- 15.5 km (9.6 miles); depth +/- 9 km (5.6 miles)

Parameters:
NST=157, Nph=162, Dmin=720.2 km, Rmss=1.32 sec, Gp= 50°,
M-type="moment" magnitude from initial P wave (tsuboi method) (Mi/Mwp), Version=6

Source:
USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)

Event ID:
us2010aebm