Abstract

On 6th July 2006, an intense swarm of earthquake activity began in the Sulu Range, Central New Britain, Papua New Guinea. The earthquakes were felt almost every one to two minutes, 24 hours a day, with modified Mercalli intensities of MM1 to MM4. They were accompanied by unusual vigorous activity in the hot springs southwest of the Sulu Range. Fearing a possible eruption and tsunami, about 1000 locals were evacuated.
Google map showing geographic bounding box with values North bound 1.0 East bound 162.5 West bound 126.5 South bound -12.0
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Date (publication)

2007

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dataset

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geoscientificInformation

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External Publication
earthquakes
Earth Sciences

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English

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utf8

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1.0
East bound
162.5
West bound
126.5
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-12.0

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Australia
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Metadata Standard Name

ANZLIC Metadata Profile: An Australian/New Zealand Profile of AS/NZS ISO 19115:2005, Geographic information - Metadata

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1.1

Metadata Date Stamp

2010-10-28

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Canberra
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2601
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Australia
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