== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==
***This event supersedes event AT00m7vzqo.
Region: NEW IRELAND REGION, P.N.G. Geographic coordinates: 4.733S, 153.173E Magnitude: 6.6 Mwb Depth: 66 km Universal Time (UTC): 28 Jul 2012 20:04:00 Time near the Epicenter: 29 Jul 2012 06:04:00 Local standard time in your area: 28 Jul 2012 15:04:00
Location with respect to nearby cities: 124 km (77 miles) ESE (118 degrees) of Rabaul, New Britain, PNG 311 km (193 miles) WNW (302 degrees) of Arawa, Bougainville, PNG 357 km (222 miles) SE (133 degrees) of Kavieng, New Ireland, PNG 719 km (447 miles) ENE (72 degrees) of Lae, New Guinea, PNG 843 km (524 miles) NE (52 degrees) of PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea
ADDITIONAL EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS ________________________________ event ID : us b000bid9
This event has been reviewed by a seismologist at NEIC For subsequent updates, maps, and technical information, see: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usb000bid9 or http://earthquake.usgs.gov/
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