Strong mag. 5.4 earthquake - 49 km northeast of Nabire, Papua, Indonesia, on Friday, 15 April 1994 at 20:17 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 26 km depth
Date & time: 15 Apr 1994 20:17:55 UTC
Depth: 25.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.154°S / 135.894°E (Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
49 km (31 mi) ENE of Nabire (pop: 43,900) --> See nearby quakes!
326 km (203 mi) SE of Manokwari (pop: 53,200) --> See nearby quakes!
357 km (222 mi) E of Mas (pop: 320) --> See nearby quakes!
444 km (276 mi) NE of Tual (pop: 39,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) More info
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