Papua Quake_150511
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Earthquake Location
Date-Time:
Sunday, May 15, 2011 at 18:37:10 UTC

Monday, May 16, 2011 at 04:37:10 AM at epicenter

Location:
6.157°S, 154.446°E

Depth:
43.2 km (26.8 miles)

Region:
BOUGAINVILLE REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA

Distances:
122 km (76 miles) W (273°) from Arawa, Bougainville, PNG

248 km (154 miles) WNW (283°) from Chirovanga, Solomon Islands

331 km (206 miles) SE (131°) from Rabaul, New Britain, PNG

709 km (441 miles) WNW (301°) from HONIARA, Solomon Islands

825 km (513 miles) E (86°) from Lae, New Guinea, PNG

Location Uncertainty:
horizontal +/- 13.7 km (8.5 miles); depth +/- 8.1 km (5.0 miles)

Parameters:
NST=295, Nph=297, Dmin=334 km, Rmss=1.45 sec, Gp= 29°,
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=9

Source:
USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)

Event ID:
usc0003fvs