Strong mag. 5.6 earthquake - 44 km east of Nabire, Papua, Indonesia, on Saturday, 2 July 1994 at 02:38 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.6 earthquake at 34 km depth
Date & time: 2 Jul 1994 02:38:22 UTC
Depth: 34.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.243°S / 135.878°E (Papua, Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
44 km (27 mi) ENE of Nabire (Papua) (pop: 43,900) --> See nearby quakes!
333 km (207 mi) SE of Manokwari (West Papua) (pop: 53,200) --> See nearby quakes!
354 km (220 mi) E of Mas (pop: 320) --> See nearby quakes!
437 km (271 mi) NE of Tual (Maluku) (pop: 39,500) --> See nearby quakes!
543 km (338 mi) W of Jayapura (Papua) (pop: 134,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1013 joules (4.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3788 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) More info
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