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14 December 2011

Magnitude 7.1 - EASTERN NEW GUINEA REG, PAPUA NEW GUINEA 2011 December 14 05:04:57 UTC


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Earthquake Details
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Magnitude7.1
Date-Time
Location7.518°S, 146.767°E
Depth121.2 km (75.3 miles)
RegionEASTERN NEW GUINEA REG, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Distances89 km (55 miles) SSW of Lae, New Guinea, PNG
123 km (76 miles) ENE of Kerema, New Guinea, PNG
221 km (137 miles) NNW of PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea
2308 km (1434 miles) NNW of BRISBANE, Queensland, Australia
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 12.9 km (8.0 miles); depth +/- 6.2 km (3.9 miles)
ParametersNST=470, Nph=482, Dmin=212.6 km, Rmss=0.76 sec, Gp= 11°,
M-type="moment" magnitude from initial P wave (tsuboi method) (Mi/Mwp), Version=9
Source
  • Magnitude: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
    Location: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDusc00076e5

- USGS