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Major mag. 7.0 earthquake - 239km E of Enarotali, Indonesia, on Sat, 6 Apr 2013 13:42 (Asia/Jayapura)

Major mag. 7.0 earthquake  - 239km E of Enarotali, Indonesia, on Sat, 6 Apr 2013 13:42 (Asia/Jayapura)
6 Apr 04:50 UTC: First to report: USGS after 8 minutes.
Date & time: 2013-04-06 04:42:36 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Sat, 6 Apr 2013 13:42 (Asia/Jayapura)
Magnitude: 7.0
Depth: 68.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.5255°S / 138.466°E (Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
3516 km (2185 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1015 joules (554 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 4.8 x 105 tons of TNT or 29.8 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
2013-04-06 04:42:36 UTC
Sat, 6 Apr 2013 13:42 (Asia/Jayapura)
M 7.0 / 68 km239km E of Enarotali, IndonesiaUSGS
2013-04-06 04:42:35 UTCM 7.0 / 60 kmPAPUA, INDONESIAEMSC
2013-04-06 04:42:35 UTCM 7.0 / 53 kmIrian Jaya, IndonesiaGFZ
2013-04-06 04:42:36 UTCM 7.0 / 70 kmIrian Jaya, IndonesiaGeoAu

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)

User reports for this quake (2)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Darwin / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Tembagapura, Papua, Idonesia / Light shaking (MMI IV)

Aftershocks of the 7.0 quake 239km E of Enarotali, Indonesia, Sat, 6 Apr 2013 13:42 (Asia/Jayapura)

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (96 quakes):
  • 08 Apr 2015 03:14 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    99 km (62 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 04 Apr 2015 00:33 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    110 km (68 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 Mar 2015 16:28 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    39 km (24.2 mi) depth
    |
    158 km (98 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 24 Mar 2015 03:40 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    60 km (37.3 mi) depth
    |
    114 km (71 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 24 Mar 2015 01:36 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    135 km (84 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 23 Mar 2015 21:48 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    137 km (85 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 23 Feb 2015 00:09 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    76 km (47.2 mi) depth
    |
    77 km (48 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 14 Feb 2015 22:52 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    89 km (55.3 mi) depth
    |
    141 km (87 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 11 Feb 2015 19:49 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    137 km (85 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 25 Jan 2015 02:13 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    90 km (55.9 mi) depth
    |
    86 km (54 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 20 Jan 2015 09:16 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    45 km (28 mi) depth
    |
    144 km (90 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 08 Dec 2014 02:43 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    45.6 km (28.3 mi) depth
    |
    136 km (85 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 17 Nov 2014 22:37 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    180 km (112 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 31 Oct 2014 09:19 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    38 km (23.6 mi) depth
    |
    139 km (86 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 29 Oct 2014 11:12 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 24 Oct 2014 09:18 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    173 km (108 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • Show all

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Major mag. 7.0 earthquake - 239km E of Enarotali, Indonesia, on Sat, 6 Apr 2013 13:42 (Asia/Jayapura)

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