Major magnitude. 7.7 earthquake - Papua, Indonesia, on Thursday, 13 January 1916 at 08:20 (GMT)

Major magnitude. 7.7 earthquake  - Papua, Indonesia, on Thursday, 13 January 1916 at 08:20 (GMT)

Major magnitude 7.7 earthquake at 35 km depth

Date & time: 13 Jan 1916 08:20:32 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 7.7
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.987°S / 138.011°E (Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
287 km (178 mi) ESE of Nabire (pop: 43,900)
330 km (205 mi) WSW of Abepura (pop: 62,200)
341 km (212 mi) WSW of Jayapura (pop: 134,900)
393 km (244 mi) WSW of Vanimo (Papua New Guinea) (pop: 11,200)
560 km (348 mi) SE of Manokwari (pop: 53,200)
611 km (380 mi) ENE of Tual (pop: 39,500)
826 km (513 mi) ESE of Sorong (pop: 125,500)
3461 km (2151 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1016 joules (6219 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 5.4 x 106 tons of TNT or 334.4 atomic bombs!) More info
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M 7.735 kmPapua, IndonesiaUSGS
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