Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Papua, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 30 November 2004 at 05:09 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Papua, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 30 November 2004 at 05:09 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

Date & time: 30 Nov 2004 05:09:25 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.606°S / 135.41°E (Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
29 km (18 mi) SSW of Nabire (Papua) (pop: 43,900)
340 km (211 mi) SSE of Manokwari (West Papua) (pop: 53,200)
371 km (230 mi) NE of Tual (Maluku) (pop: 39,500)
552 km (343 mi) ESE of Sorong (West Papua) (pop: 125,500)
591 km (367 mi) WSW of Abepura (Papua) (pop: 62,200)
601 km (374 mi) WSW of Jayapura (Papua) (pop: 134,900)
802 km (498 mi) E of Ambon City (Maluku) (pop: 355,600)
3178 km (1975 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) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 5.010 kmPapua, IndonesiaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake Papua, Indonesia, 30 November 05:09 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
  • 05 Dec 2004 01:40 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    6 km (4 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 02 Dec 2004 03:48 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Dec 2004 23:17 UTC
    | M 5.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Papua, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 30 November 2004 at 05:09 (GMT)
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