Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 99 km southwest of Jayapura, Papua, Indonesia, on Sunday, 17 May 2020 at 18:06 (GMT) -

Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 99 km southwest of Jayapura, Papua, Indonesia, on Sunday, 17 May 2020 at 18:06 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 10 km depth

17 May 18:12 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 6 minutes.
Date & time: 17 May 2020 18:06:54 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3°S / 139.96°E (Papua, Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
87 km (54 mi) WSW of Abepura (Papua) (pop: 62,200) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) WSW of Jayapura (Papua) (pop: 134,900) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) WSW of Vanimo (Sandaun, Papua New Guinea) (pop: 11,200) --> See nearby quakes!
266 km (165 mi) W of Aitape (Sandaun, Papua New Guinea) (pop: 5,550) --> See nearby quakes!
345 km (214 mi) WNW of Ambunti (East Sepik, Papua New Guinea) (pop: 2,070) --> See nearby quakes!
377 km (234 mi) NNW of Kiunga (North Fly, Western Province, Papua New Guinea) (pop: 11,500) --> See nearby quakes!
412 km (256 mi) W of Wewak (East Sepik, Papua New Guinea) (pop: 18,200) --> See nearby quakes!
462 km (287 mi) NW of Tari (Papua New Guinea) (pop: 8,190) --> See nearby quakes!
539 km (335 mi) NW of Mendi (Southern Highlands, Papua New Guinea) (pop: 26,300) --> See nearby quakes!
570 km (354 mi) WNW of Mt Hagen (Dei District, Western Highlands, Papua New Guinea) (pop: 33,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
4.210 kmPapua, IndonesiaEMSC
4.411 kmNear North Coast of Irian Jaya (Indonesia)BMKG

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