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17 October 2016

INFO: Mw 6.8 NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G. 27 km SE Aumo 17/10/2016 06:14 (UTC)

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European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre

Rapid Determination of Source Parameters
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EMSC HAS RECORDED THE FOLLOWING SEISMIC EVENT
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EARTHQUAKE on 17/10/2016 at 06:14 (UTC)
NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G. 27 km SE Aumo

MAGNITUDE: Mw 6.8

Data provided by: GSRC LDG LVV NEWS

Latitude = 5.92 S
Longitude = 148.60 E
Origin Time = 06:14:57.9 (UTC)
Depth = 40 Km (f)
RMS = 1.41 sec
Gap = 131 degrees
95% confidence ellipse: - Semi major = 24.6 Km
- Semi minor = 10.9 Km
- Azimuth of major axis = 104 degrees

Number of data used = 76

Preliminary location computed on Mon Oct 17 11:04:48 2016 (UTC)
Done by Johann Bailleul

Comments :

Message number: 2358

All magnitudes estimations :
MS6.6 (GSRC) MB6.7 (LDG) Mb4.5 (NEWS)

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