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6.6 Earthquake PNG (Papua New Guinea) USGS

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posted on Apr, 13 2013 @ 09:06 PM
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Another strong one striking this region

M6.6 - BOUGAINVILLE REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA

Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude 6.6
Date-Time
14 Apr 2013 01:32:27 UTC
14 Apr 2013 11:32:27 near epicenter
13 Apr 2013 17:32:27 standard time in your timezone
Location 6.504S 154.548E
Depth 64 km
Distances
105 km (65 mi) WSW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea
114 km (70 mi) WSW of Arawa, Papua New Guinea
347 km (215 mi) SE of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea
498 km (308 mi) ESE of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea
677 km (419 mi) WNW of Honiara, Solomon Islands
Location Uncertainty Horizontal: 14.7 km; Vertical 7.7 km
Parameters Nph = 88; Dmin = 367.3 km; Rmss = 0.77 seconds; Gp = 37°
Version = D
Event ID us b000g6lc
For updates, maps, and technical information, see:
Event Page
or
USGS Earthquake Hazards Program

National Earthquake Information Center
U.S. Geological Survey
USGS
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posted on Apr, 13 2013 @ 09:09 PM
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Not shallow one, also EQ was in ocean ..

2013-04-14 01:32:26.0 35min ago 6.50 S 154.56 E 60 6.6 BOUGAINVILLE REGION, P.N.G.

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posted on Apr, 13 2013 @ 09:11 PM
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Any human/property damage?

Guessing no since above pointed out in ocean...



posted on Apr, 13 2013 @ 09:14 PM
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Well you're right there wouldn't be any damage, but being in the water there's the risk of tsunamis I suppose.
However there are no watches or warnings in effect as of now, that I could find.
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More info
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posted on Apr, 13 2013 @ 09:18 PM
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Could PNG stand for Pyongyang?



posted on Apr, 13 2013 @ 09:18 PM
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(Reuters) - An earthquake of 6.7 magnitude struck 46 miles west of Bougainville in Papua New Guinea on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

There were no immediate reports of tsunami warnings or damage.

Reuters
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posted on Apr, 13 2013 @ 09:19 PM
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It stands for Papua New Guinea



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