PNG Quake_090311
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Earthquake Location
Date-Time:
Wednesday, March 09, 2011 at 21:24:51 UTC

Thursday, March 10, 2011 at 07:24:51 AM at epicenter

Time of Earthquake in other Time Zones

Location:
6.022°S, 149.659°E

Depth:
29 km (18.0 miles)

Region:
NEW BRITAIN REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA

Distances:
27 km (17 miles) NNE (31°) from Kandrian, New Britain, PNG

305 km (189 miles) ENE (75°) from Lae, New Guinea, PNG

341 km (212 miles) NNE (27°) from Popondetta, New Guinea, PNG

469 km (292 miles) NE (35°) from PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea

Location Uncertainty:
horizontal +/- 13.6 km (8.5 miles); depth +/- 1 km (0.6 miles)

Parameters:
NST= 79, Nph= 88, Dmin=344 km, Rmss=1.37 sec, Gp= 36°,
M-type=centroid moment magnitude (Mw), Version=7

Source:
USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)

Event ID:
usc0001wfq