Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Papua, Indonesia, on Friday, 26 November 2004 at 03:01 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Papua, Indonesia, on Friday, 26 November 2004 at 03:01 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

Date & time: 26 Nov 2004 03:01:35 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.398°S / 135.57°E (Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
9 km (5 mi) ESE of Nabire (Papua) (pop: 43,900)
90 km (56 mi) NE of Kiruru (West Papua)
254 km (158 mi) SSW of Biak (Papua) (pop: 4,540)
328 km (204 mi) SSE of Manokwari (Papua Barat) (pop: 53,200)
399 km (248 mi) NE of Tual (Maluku) (pop: 39,500)
555 km (345 mi) ESE of Sorong (Sānghar, West Papua) (pop: 125,500)
821 km (510 mi) E of Ambon City (Primorskiy Rayon, Maluku) (pop: 355,600)
3199 km (1987 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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M 5.010 kmPapua, IndonesiaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake Papua, Indonesia, 26 November 03:01 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (4 quakes):
  • 04 Dec 2004 09:00 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    7 km (5 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 02 Dec 2004 03:45 UTC
    | M 5.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 02 Dec 2004 03:32 UTC
    | M 5.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 26 Nov 2004 04:45 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Papua, Indonesia, on Friday, 26 November 2004 at 03:01 (GMT)
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