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Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Jayapura (3 MMI) on Sunday, 16 December 2018

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Irian Jaya, Indonesia on Sunday, 16 December 2018

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - Irian Jaya, Indonesia on Sunday, 16 December 2018
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 79.0 to 83.0 km.
Date & time: Sunday, 16 December 2018 09:42 UTC
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 83.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.06°S / 140.27°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Kairinu (355 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 6.3*10^13 J (17.5 GWh / 15080 tons of TNT / 0.9 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 16 Dec 2018
Sun, 16 Dec 09:42 UTCM 6.1 / 68 kmPAPUA, INDONESIAEMSC
Sun, 16 Dec 09:42 UTCM 6.1 / 70.9 kmPapua,IndonesiaGeoAu
Sun, 16 Dec 09:42 UTCM 6.1 / 106 kmJayapura (3 MMI)BMKG
Sun, 16 Dec 09:42 UTCM 6.1 / 61.1 km- 144km SSW of Abepura, IndonesiaUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
Heal Province PNG / MMI III (Weak shaking): Sat in my room and the doors on my wardrobe shook for about 30 seconds.
cairns (1550.9 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / not felt: not felt (via app)
Tabubil, PNG (211.3 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): I was having dinner in the mess, when I felt that chair started gently swaying left to right for couple of seconds before dying down. There were approx. 100 people in the mess, but all continued as usual without panic.
Magelang / not felt: @Mt
(27 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Vanimo / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Tembagapura / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Porgera (Papua New Guinea) (372 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Small quake in png (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource


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