Mag. 4.6 earthquake - PAPUA, INDONESIA, on Thu, 18 Apr 2013 12:13 (Asia/Jayapura)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.0 quake 239km E of Enarotali, Indonesia, Sat, 6 Apr 2013 13:42 (Asia/Jayapura), which had occurred 12 days earlier.
Mag. 4.6 earthquake  - PAPUA, INDONESIA, on Thu, 18 Apr 2013 12:13 (Asia/Jayapura)

Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 50 km depth

18 Apr 06:34 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 hours.
Date & time: 18 Apr 2013 03:13:13 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Local time at epicenter: Thu, 18 Apr 2013 12:13 (Asia/Jayapura)
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 50.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.65°S / 138.9°E (Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
193 km (120 mi) W of Abepura (pop: 62,200)
202 km (126 mi) W of Jayapura (pop: 134,900)
267 km (166 mi) W of Vanimo (Papua New Guinea) (pop: 11,200)
386 km (240 mi) ENE of Nabire (pop: 43,900)
387 km (240 mi) W of Aitape (Papua New Guinea) (pop: 5,550)
468 km (291 mi) NW of Kiunga (North Fly, Papua New Guinea) (pop: 11,500)
573 km (356 mi) ESE of Manokwari (pop: 53,200)
3576 km (2222 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 4.447 kmIrian Jaya, IndonesiaGFZ

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