PNG Quake_160512
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Earthquake Location
Date-Time:

Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at 00:59:34 UTC

Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at 10:59:34 AM at epicenterTime of Earthquake in other Time Zones

Location:

5.556°S, 149.710°E

Depth:
154 km (95.7 miles)

Region:

NEW BRITAIN REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA

Distances:

48 km (29 miles) W of Kimbe, New Britain, PNG

74 km (45 miles) NNE of Kandrian, New Britain, PNG

513 km (318 miles) NNE of PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea

2453 km (1524 miles) N of BRISBANE, Queensland, Australia

Location Uncertainty:
horizontal +/- 13.4 km (8.3 miles); depth +/- 9.3 km (5.8 miles)

Parameters:

NST=264, Nph=270, Dmin=311.7 km, Rmss=0.73 sec, Gp= 22°, M-type=regional moment magnitude (Mw), Version=7

Source:

Magnitude: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Location: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)

Event ID:
usb0009qsw