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Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - Irian Jaya Region, Indonesia on Thursday, 24 September 2015

Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - Irian Jaya Region, Indonesia on Thursday, 24 September 2015

Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake  - Irian Jaya Region, Indonesia on Thursday, 24 September 2015
Sep 24 16:03: Magnitude recalculated from 6.7 to 6.6.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 20.0 to 19.0 km.
Date & time: Thursday, 24 September 2015 15:53 UTC
Magnitude: 6.6
Depth: 19.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.6°S / 131.27°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Bibinoi (393 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 5*10^14 J (139 GWh / 1.2*10^5 tons of TNT / 7.5 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Thu, 24 Sep 2015
Thu, 24 Sep 15:53 UTCM 6.7 / 11 km6.7 NEAR N COAST OF PAPUA, INDONESIAEMSC
Thu, 24 Sep 15:53 UTCM 6.9 / 45 kmIrian Jaya Region, IndonesiaGeoAu

"I felt it" reports:
Yelm, wa / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I hear high pitch ringing in ears
Sorong (Indonesia) (35 km S from epicenter)(no details): Takut (via EMSC)
Sorong (Indonesia) (35 km S from epicenter)(no details): Strong earthquake made everyone panic. Hundreds of homes damaged. I think I can felt VI MMI (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource

 

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