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17 December 2016

2016-12-17 11:27:41 (M6.0) NEW IRELAND REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA -5.7 153.9 (10544)

== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==



Region: NEW IRELAND REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Geographic coordinates: 5.704S, 153.934E
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 40 km
Universal Time (UTC): 17 Dec 2016 11:27:41
Time near the Epicenter: 17 Dec 2016 21:27:41
Local standard time in your area: 17 Dec 2016 13:27:41

Location with respect to nearby cities:
169 km (104 mi) SE of Taron, Papua New Guinea
186 km (115 mi) WNW of Arawa, Papua New Guinea
238 km (147 mi) SE of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea
420 km (260 mi) E of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea
781 km (484 mi) WNW of Honiara, Solomon Islands


ADDITIONAL EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS
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event ID : us 200081w0

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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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EARTHQUAKE: Magnitude 8.0 NEW IRELAND REGION, P.N.G. 17/12/2016 10:51 (UTC)

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Magnitude 8.0 17/12/2016 10:51 NEW IRELAND REGION, P.N.G.

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A magnitude 8.0 earthquake has occurred NEW IRELAND REGION, P.N.G. at:
4.52S 153.46E Depth 100km 17/12/2016 at 10:51:11 (Universal Time)

Earthquake location with respect to nearby cities:
2551 km N Brisbane (pop 1843392, local time 20:51:11.7 2016-12-17)
133 km E Kokopo (pop 26273, local time 20:51:11.7 2016-12-17)
886 km NE Port moresby (pop 283733, local time 20:51:11.7 2016-12-17)

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Manual location disseminated on 17/12/2016 11:14 (UTC)
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M8.0 NEW IRELAND REGION, P.N.G. 17/12/2016 10:51 (UTC)

17/12/2016 10:51.
Magnitude 8.0.
NEW IRELAND REGION, P.NORTH G. .
Latitude 4.52 South.
Longitude 153.46 East.
Depth 100 kilometers.
46 kilometers South West of Warambif

ALERT: Mw 8.0 NEW IRELAND REGION, P.N.G. 46 km SW Warambif 17/12/2016 10:51 (UTC)

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European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre

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WARNING : These parameters are preliminary and subject to revision.
Location and magnitude estimations may be revised if necessary in
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EARTHQUAKE on 17/12/2016 at 10:51 (UTC)
NEW IRELAND REGION, P.N.G. 46 km SW Warambif

MAGNITUDE: Mw 8.0

Data provided by: BUD GFZ GSRC INGV JMA KAN MAD PTWC SC3

Latitude = 4.52 S
Longitude = 153.46 E
Origin Time = 10:51:11.7 (UTC)
Depth = 100 Km
RMS = 1.34 sec
Gap = 14 degrees
95% confidence ellipse: - Semi major = 4.6 Km
- Semi minor = 4.3 Km
- Azimuth of major axis = 12 degrees

Number of data used = 264

Preliminary location computed on Sat Dec 17 11:14:36 2016 (UTC)
Done by Y Cano

Comments :

Message number: 2391

All magnitudes estimations :
M 7.5 (BUD) Mb6.4 (GSRC) Mw8.1 (INGV) Mw8.0 (JMA)
Mw7.3 (KAN) Mw8.0 (PTWC) M 7.3 (SC3)

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