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22 January 2017

2017-01-22 04:30:24 UPDATED: (M8.0) BOUGAINVILLE REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA -6.3 155.1 (10544)

== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==



Region: BOUGAINVILLE REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Geographic coordinates: 6.267S, 155.119E
Magnitude: 8.0
Depth: 153 km
Universal Time (UTC): 22 Jan 2017 04:30:25
Time near the Epicenter: 22 Jan 2017 15:30:25
Local standard time in your area: 22 Jan 2017 06:30:25

Location with respect to nearby cities:
40 km (24 mi) W of Panguna, Papua New Guinea
46 km (28 mi) W of Arawa, Papua New Guinea
380 km (235 mi) SE of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea
556 km (344 mi) E of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea
637 km (394 mi) WNW of Honiara, Solomon Islands


ADDITIONAL EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS
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EARTHQUAKE: Magnitude 8.0 BOUGAINVILLE REGION, P.N.G. 22/01/2017 04:30 (UTC)

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Magnitude 8.0 22/01/2017 04:30 BOUGAINVILLE REGION, P.N.G.

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A magnitude 8.0 earthquake has occurred BOUGAINVILLE REGION, P.N.G. at:
6.23S 155.08E Depth 167km 22/01/2017 at 04:30:25 (Universal Time)

Earthquake location with respect to nearby cities:
2371 km N Brisbane (pop 1843392, local time 14:30:25.8 2017-01-22)
53 km W Arawa (pop 40266, local time 14:30:25.8 2017-01-22)
46 km W Panguna (pop 2916, local time 14:30:25.8 2017-01-22)
942 km E Port moresby (pop 283733, local time 14:30:25.8 2017-01-22)

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Manual location disseminated on 22/01/2017 04:43 (UTC)
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M8.0 BOUGAINVILLE REGION, P.N.G. 22/01/2017 04:30 (UTC)

22/01/2017 04:30.
Magnitude 8.0.
BOUGAINVILLE REGION, P.NORTH G. .
Latitude 6.23 South.
Longitude 155.08 East.
Depth 168 kilometers.
5 kilometers East of Torokina

ALERT: Mw 8.0 BOUGAINVILLE REGION, P.N.G. 5 km E Torokina 22/01/2017 04:30 (UTC)

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WARNING : These parameters are preliminary and subject to revision.
Location and magnitude estimations may be revised if necessary in
an INFORMATION message.
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EARTHQUAKE on 22/01/2017 at 04:30 (UTC)
BOUGAINVILLE REGION, P.N.G. 5 km E Torokina

MAGNITUDE: Mw 8.0

Data provided by: AT BUD GFZ KAN PT PTWC SC3

Latitude = 6.23 S
Longitude = 155.08 E
Origin Time = 04:30:25.8 (UTC)
Depth = 168 Km
RMS = 0.97 sec
Gap = 29 degrees
95% confidence ellipse: - Semi major = 5.9 Km
- Semi minor = 4.3 Km
- Azimuth of major axis = 35 degrees

Number of data used = 84

Preliminary location computed on Sun Jan 22 04:43:31 2017 (UTC)
Done by Gilles Mazet-Roux

Comments :

Message number: 2410

All magnitudes estimations :
Mi8.0 (AT) M 8.1 (BUD) M 7.9 (GFZ) Mw8.0 (KAN) M
i8.0 (PT) Mw8.0 (PTWC) M 8.0 (SC3)

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