Current time zone offset : UTC/GMT +3 hours:

17 October 2016

2016-10-17 06:14:58 UPDATED: (M6.9) NEW BRITAIN REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA -6.1 148.9 (10544)

== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==



Region: NEW BRITAIN REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Geographic coordinates: 6.053S, 148.862E
Magnitude: 6.9
Depth: 35 km
Universal Time (UTC): 17 Oct 2016 06:14:58
Time near the Epicenter: 17 Oct 2016 16:14:58
Local standard time in your area: 17 Oct 2016 08:14:58

Location with respect to nearby cities:
78 km (48 mi) WNW of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea
152 km (94 mi) WSW of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea
220 km (136 mi) ENE of Lae, Papua New Guinea
275 km (170 mi) ENE of Bulolo, Papua New Guinea
418 km (259 mi) NNE of Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea


ADDITIONAL EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS
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event ID : us 20007ept

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