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30 March 2018

ALERT: Mw 7.0 NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G. 6 km W Galowe 29/03/2018 21:25 (UTC)

Centre Sismologique Euro-Mediterraneen
European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre

Rapid Determination of Source Parameters
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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 29/03/2018 at 21:25 (UTC)
NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G. 6 km W Galowe

MAGNITUDE: Mw 7.0

Data provided by: AT GFZ KAN MAD PT PTWC SC3

Latitude = 5.50 S
Longitude = 151.42 E
Origin Time = 21:25:39.6 (UTC)
Depth = 60 Km
RMS = 1.95 sec
Gap = 30 degrees
95% confidence ellipse: - Semi major = 5.9 Km
- Semi minor = 4.6 Km
- Azimuth of major axis = 44 degrees

Number of data used = 309

Preliminary location computed on Thu Mar 29 21:42:23 2018 (UTC)
Done by Y Cano

Comments :

Message number: 2589

All magnitudes estimations :
Mi7.2 (AT) M 6.8 (GFZ) Mw6.7 (KAN) Mi7.2 (PT) Mw
7.2 (PTWC) M 6.8 (SC3)

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