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NEW IRELAND REGION, P.N.G.

05/09/09 07:26:44 UTC
Epicenter 4.57S 153.40E

BROADBAND SOURCE PARAMETERS
 Energy Magnitude:
  Me                         6.4
 Broadband Depth:        90.0 km
 Radiated Energy:
  Es               8.6*10**13 Nm
  No. of sta: 10  Focal mech.  C                                      
Comment: Complex earthquake observed on broadband displacement seismograms with
  at least two events occurring after the onset. Depth from synthetics of broadband 
  displacement seismograms based on first event.

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