Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 129 km southeast of Jayapura, Papua, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, on Saturday, 25 July 2020 at 22:43 (GMT) -

Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 129 km southeast of Jayapura, Papua, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, on Saturday, 25 July 2020 at 22:43 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 154 km depth

25 Jul 23:00 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 16 minutes.
Jul 26 11:20: Magnitude recalculated from 4.3 to 4.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 99.0 to 154.0 km.
Date & time: 25 Jul 2020 22:43:46 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 154.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.48°S / 141.39°E (West Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea)
Nearby towns and cities:
89 km (55 mi) S of Vanimo (Sandaun) (pop: 11,200) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) WSW of Aitape (Sandaun) (pop: 5,550) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) SE of Jayapura (Papua, Indonesia) (pop: 134,900) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) SE of Abepura (Papua, Indonesia) (pop: 62,200) --> See nearby quakes!
249 km (155 mi) W of Wewak (East Sepik) (pop: 18,200) --> See nearby quakes!
294 km (183 mi) N of Kiunga (North Fly, Western Province) (pop: 11,500) --> See nearby quakes!
389 km (242 mi) NW of Mendi (Southern Highlands) (pop: 26,300) --> See nearby quakes!
411 km (255 mi) NW of Mt Hagen (Dei District, Western Highlands) (pop: 33,600) --> See nearby quakes!
525 km (326 mi) WNW of Madang (pop: 27,400) --> See nearby quakes!
922 km (573 mi) NW of Port Moresby (National Capital) (pop: 283,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
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
4.2154 kmNew Guinea, Papua New GuineaBMKG
4.399 kmNew Guinea, Papua New GuineaEMSC

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