Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - 27 km east of Nabire, Papua, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 27 April 1994 at 18:27 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 27 Apr 1994 18:27:07 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.364°S / 135.742°E (Papua, Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
27 km (17 mi) E of Nabire (Papua) (pop: 43,900) --> See nearby quakes!
335 km (208 mi) SE of Manokwari (West Papua) (pop: 53,200) --> See nearby quakes!
338 km (210 mi) E of Mas (pop: 320) --> See nearby quakes!
416 km (259 mi) NE of Tual (Maluku) (pop: 39,500) --> See nearby quakes!
560 km (348 mi) W of Jayapura (Papua) (pop: 134,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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