Powerful earthquake rattles New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

Powerful earthquake rattles New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

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Preliminary Earthquake Report:

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Magnitude 6.7

Date-Time • 6 Mar 2018 14:13:09 UTC
• 7 Mar 2018 00:13:09 near epicenter

Location 6.304S 142.608E

Depth 33 km

Distances • 130 km (81 miles) ENE (76 degrees) of Lake Murray, New Guinea, PNG
• 189 km (117 miles) WSW (254 degrees) of Mount Hagen, New Guinea, PNG
• 256 km (159 miles) E (94 degrees) of Tanahmerah, Irian Jaya, Indonesia
• 470 km (292 miles) SSE (153 degrees) of Jayapura, Irian Jaya, Indonesia
• 616 km (383 miles) NW (304 degrees) of PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea

Location Uncertainty Horizontal: 7.0 km; Vertical 3.8 km
Parameters Nph = 77; Dmin = 607.2 km; Rmss = 1.13 seconds; Gp = 23°

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