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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Near North Coast of Irian Jaya (Indonesia) on Saturday, 18 January 2020 - information

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Near North Coast of Irian Jaya (Indonesia) on Saturday, 18 January 2020

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - Near North Coast of Irian Jaya (Indonesia) on Saturday, 18 January 2020
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 49.0 km.
Date & time: Saturday, 18 January 2020 16:38 UTC
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 49.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.79°S / 139.41°E (Indonesia)
Nearest volcano: Kairinu (444 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
Sat, 18 Jan 2020
Sat, 18 Jan 16:38 UTCM 6.1 / 60 kmNear N Coast Of Papua, IndonesiaEMSC
Sat, 18 Jan 16:38 UTCM 6.0 / 53.2 kmNear North Coast of Papua, IndonesiaGeoAu
Sat, 18 Jan 16:38 UTCM 6.1 / 53 kmNear North Coast of Irian Jaya (Indonesia)BMKG
Sat, 18 Jan 16:38 UTCM 6.0 / 33.6 km141km W of Abepura, IndonesiaUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
Sentani (121.9 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
(124.3 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
irian jaya / MMI IX (Violent shaking): it was very strong. my ipad fell and smashed, our house roof fell onto the car
Waena Kota Jayapura (138.3 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
Sentani, Papua, Indonesia / MMI IV (Light shaking): This quake was several seconds long. It seemed to subside slightly and then continued to move. It felt more like a board being shifted back and forth than areal shaking. My ceiling fan made clear creaking noises.i believe the quake woke me.
Sentani (119.5 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Woken from a dead sleep, shaking very disturbing and noticeable, ran outside
(122.8 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Shake side to side, 2~3 seconds (via app)
(124.3 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Awoken. Bed shaking. (via app)

 

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