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17 December 2016

2016-12-17 10:51:12 UPDATED: (M7.9) NEW IRELAND REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA -4.5 153.4 (10544)

== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==



Region: NEW IRELAND REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Geographic coordinates: 4.509S, 153.450E
Magnitude: 7.9
Depth: 103 km
Universal Time (UTC): 17 Dec 2016 10:51:13
Time near the Epicenter: 17 Dec 2016 20:51:13
Local standard time in your area: 17 Dec 2016 12:51:13

Location with respect to nearby cities:
46 km (28 mi) E of Taron, Papua New Guinea
132 km (81 mi) E of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea
298 km (184 mi) NW of Arawa, Papua New Guinea
364 km (225 mi) SE of Kavieng, Papua New Guinea
881 km (546 mi) NE of Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea


ADDITIONAL EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS
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event ID : us 200081v8

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