7/18/10 New Britain Region, P.N.G. 6.9 and 7.3


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7/18/10 New Britain Region, P.N.G. 6.9 and 7.3 inset map

7/18/10 New Britain Region, P.N.G. 6.9 and 7.3 focal mechanism

7/18/10 New Britain Region, P.N.G. 6.9 and 7.3 Mw Earthquake Focal Mechanism

Earthquake Details Seismogram Explanation
Location: New Britain Region, P.N.G.
Date: July 18, 2010
Time: 13:35:02 UTC; 8:35:02 am CDT
Latitude: 6.02 S
Longitude: 150.50 E
Magnitudes: 6.9 and 7.3 Mw
Depth: 51 km
Distance: 116.92 deg (8,073 miles from Milwaukee)
Pdiff-wave arrival time: not verified.
Sdiff-wave arrival time: not verified.
The vertical axis is in units of displacement in centimeters.
The horizontal axis is in units of time in seconds.
The beginning of the file is the origin of the event.
This was two very large events that are about 30 minutes apart.

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