6.8 Magnitude Earthquake In New Guinea – North of New Zealand (07/31/2011)


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Magnitude 6.8

Date-Time Sunday, July 31, 2011 at 23:38:57 UTC
Monday, August 01, 2011 at 09:38:57 AM at epicenter

Location 3.569°S, 144.844°E
Depth 16.8 km (10.4 miles)

Region NEAR NORTH COAST OF NEW GUINEA, P.N.G.

Distances 134 km (83 miles) E of Wewak, New Guinea, PNG
211 km (131 miles) NNW of Madang, New Guinea, PNG
701 km (435 miles) NNW of PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea
2787 km (1731 miles) NNW of BRISBANE, Queensland, Australia

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