Moderate tremor of magnitude 4.4 just reported 85 km southwest of Nabire, Indonesia
Fri, 12 Feb 2021, 15:5815:58 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Just 12 minutes ago, a 4.4-magnitude earthquake struck near Nabire, Netherlands New Guinea, Indonesia. The tremor was recorded after midnight on Saturday 13 February 2021 at 12:38 am local time, at a shallow depth of 11 km below the surface.
4.4 quake 13 Feb 12:38 am (GMT +9)
The event was filed by Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency, the first seismological agency to report it.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 4.4 earthquake as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Nabire (pop. 43,900) located 85 km from the epicenter.
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Date & time: 13 Feb 2021 12:38 am (GMT +9) local time (12 Feb 2021 15:38 GMT)
Depth: 11.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.87°S / 134.93°E (West Papua, Indonesia)
Primary data source: BMKG
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