Very strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - 144 km southwest of Abepura, Papua, Indonesia, on Thursday, 2 August 1934 at 06:54 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.4 earthquake at 35 km depth
Date & time: 2 Aug 1934 06:54:58 UTC
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.156°S / 139.46°E (Papua, Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
144 km (90 mi) WSW of Abepura (pop: 62,200) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) WSW of Jayapura (pop: 134,900) --> See nearby quakes!
211 km (131 mi) WSW of Vanimo (Sandaun, Papua New Guinea) (pop: 11,200) --> See nearby quakes!
321 km (199 mi) W of Aitape (Sandaun, Papua New Guinea) (pop: 5,550) --> See nearby quakes!
387 km (241 mi) NNW of Kiunga (North Fly, Western Province, Papua New Guinea) (pop: 11,500) --> See nearby quakes!
391 km (243 mi) WNW of Ambunti (East Sepik, Papua New Guinea) (pop: 2,070) --> See nearby quakes!
440 km (274 mi) E of Nabire (pop: 43,900) --> See nearby quakes!
492 km (306 mi) NW of Tari (Papua New Guinea) (pop: 8,190) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1014 joules (69.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 60036 tons of TNT or 3.8 atomic bombs!) More info
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