Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - 177 km south of Jayapura, Papua, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, on Thursday, 4 June 2020 at 14:18 (GMT) -

Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - 177 km south of Jayapura, Papua, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, on Thursday, 4 June 2020 at 14:18 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 10 km depth

4 Jun 14:27 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 9 minutes.
Date & time: 4 Jun 2020 14:18:14 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.08°S / 141.09°E (West Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea)
Nearby towns and cities:
157 km (98 mi) S of Vanimo (Sandaun) (pop: 11,200) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (107 mi) SSE of Abepura (Papua, Indonesia) (pop: 62,200) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (109 mi) SW of Aitape (Sandaun) (pop: 5,550) --> See nearby quakes!
177 km (110 mi) SSE of Jayapura (Papua, Indonesia) (pop: 134,900) --> See nearby quakes!
228 km (142 mi) N of Kiunga (North Fly, Western Province) (pop: 11,500) --> See nearby quakes!
288 km (179 mi) NW of Tari (pop: 8,190) --> See nearby quakes!
288 km (179 mi) WSW of Wewak (East Sepik) (pop: 18,200) --> See nearby quakes!
366 km (227 mi) NW of Mendi (Southern Highlands) (pop: 26,300) --> See nearby quakes!
400 km (249 mi) WNW of Mt Hagen (Dei District, Western Highlands) (pop: 33,600) --> See nearby quakes!
899 km (559 mi) NW of Port Moresby (National Capital) (pop: 283,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
4.410 kmNew Guinea, Papua New GuineaEMSC
4.410 kmNew Guinea, Papua New GuineaBMKG

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