Moderate 4.8 quake hits near Abepura, Papua, Indonesia
Fri, 12 Mar 2021, 02:3802:38 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
The European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported a magnitude 4.8 quake in Indonesia near Abepura, Papua, only 11 minutes ago. The earthquake hit in the morning on Friday 12 March 2021 at 11:18 am local time at an intermediate depth of 84 km. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
4.8 quake 12 Mar 11:18 am (GMT +9)
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Abepura (pop. 62,200) located 112 km from the epicenter.
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Date & time: 12 Mar 2021 11:18 am (GMT +9) local time (12 Mar 2021 02:18 GMT)
Depth: 84.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.2°S / 139.83°E (Papua, Indonesia)
Primary data source: EMSC
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