Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake - 170 km west of Jayapura, Papua, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 11 December 2018 at 17:41 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 29 km depth
11 Dec 17:55 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 14 minutes.
Date & time: 11 Dec 2018 17:41:57 UTC
Depth: 29.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.75°S / 139.2°E (Papua, Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
160 km (99 mi) W of Abepura (Papua) (pop: 62,200) --> See nearby quakes!
170 km (106 mi) W of Jayapura (Papua) (pop: 134,900) --> See nearby quakes!
234 km (145 mi) W of Vanimo (Sandaun, Papua New Guinea) (pop: 11,200) --> See nearby quakes!
352 km (219 mi) W of Aitape (Sandaun, Papua New Guinea) (pop: 5,550) --> See nearby quakes!
416 km (259 mi) E of Nabire (Papua) (pop: 43,900) --> See nearby quakes!
434 km (269 mi) WNW of Ambunti (East Sepik, Papua New Guinea) (pop: 2,070) --> See nearby quakes!
441 km (274 mi) NNW of Kiunga (North Fly, Western Province, Papua New Guinea) (pop: 11,500) --> See nearby quakes!
543 km (337 mi) NW of Tari (Papua New Guinea) (pop: 8,190) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.5||29 km||NEAR N COAST OF PAPUA, INDONESIA||EMSC|
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