Moderate tremor of magnitude 4.3 just reported 102 km northeast of Sorong, Indonesia
Sun, 9 May 2021, 22:2522:25 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Just 10 minutes ago, a 4.3-magnitude earthquake struck near Sorong, West Papua, Indonesia. The tremor was recorded in the morning on Monday 10 May 2021 at 7:14 am local time, at a shallow depth of 10 km below the surface.
4.3 quake 10 May 7:14 am (GMT +9)
The event was filed by Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency, the first seismological agency to report it.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.3 as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Sorong (pop. 125,500) located 102 km from the epicenter.
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Date & time: 10 May 7:14 am (GMT +9) local time (9 May 2021 22:14 GMT)
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.24°S / 131.92°E (South Pacific Ocean, Indonesia)
Primary data source: BMKG
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