Strong earthquake rocks Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands

Strong earthquake rocks Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands

Magnitude 6.0 earthquake rocked Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands today.

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Preliminary Earthquake Report:

Magnitude 6.0

Date-Time • 11 Jul 2019 17:08:38 UTC
• 12 Jul 2019 04:08:38 near epicenter

Location 4.655S 155.245E

Depth 497 km

Distances • 177.7 km (110.2 mi) NNW of Kieta, Papua New Guinea
• 177.7 km (110.2 mi) NNW of Arawa, Papua New Guinea
• 332.1 km (205.9 mi) E of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea
• 545.3 km (338.1 mi) ESE of Kavieng, Papua New Guinea
• 574.9 km (356.4 mi) E of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea

Location Uncertainty Horizontal: 9.9 km; Vertical 6.0 km

Parameters Nph = 99; Dmin = 345.4 km; Rmss = 0.58 seconds; Gp = 26°

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