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25 February 2018

ALERT: Mw 7.6 NEW GUINEA, PAPUA NEW GUINEA 5 km NW Egauwi 25/02/2018 17:44 (UTC)

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EARTHQUAKE on 25/02/2018 at 17:44 (UTC)
NEW GUINEA, PAPUA NEW GUINEA 5 km NW Egauwi

MAGNITUDE: Mw 7.6

Data provided by: AT GFZ KAN MAD PT PTWC SC3

Latitude = 6.07 S
Longitude = 142.80 E
Origin Time = 17:44:41.9 (UTC)
Depth = 10 Km
RMS = 1.59 sec
Gap = 19 degrees
95% confidence ellipse: - Semi major = 6.5 Km
- Semi minor = 5.6 Km
- Azimuth of major axis = 45 degrees

Number of data used = 155

Preliminary location computed on Sun Feb 25 18:01:53 2018 (UTC)
Done by Gilles Mazet-Roux

Comments :

Message number: 2582

All magnitudes estimations :
Mi7.6 (AT) M 7.4 (GFZ) Mw7.0 (KAN) Mi7.6 (PT) Mw
7.6 (PTWC) M 7.4 (SC3)

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