Major magnitude. 7.0 earthquake - Near the North Coast of Papua, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 16 June 2010 at 03:16 (GMT)

Major magnitude. 7.0 earthquake  - Near the North Coast of Papua, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 16 June 2010 at 03:16 (GMT)

Major magnitude 7.0 earthquake at 18 km depth

Date & time: 16 Jun 2010 03:16:27 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 7.0
Depth: 18.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.174°S / 136.543°E (Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
122 km (76 mi) SSE of Biak (Papua) (pop: 4,540)
176 km (109 mi) NE of Nabire (Papua) (pop: 43,900)
312 km (194 mi) ESE of Manokwari (West Papua) (pop: 53,200)
457 km (284 mi) W of Abepura (Papua) (pop: 62,200)
466 km (289 mi) W of Jayapura (Papua) (pop: 134,900)
570 km (354 mi) NE of Tual (Maluku) (pop: 39,500)
605 km (376 mi) ESE of Sorong (West Papua) (pop: 125,500)
3324 km (2065 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1015 joules (554 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 4.8 x 105 tons of TNT or 29.8 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 7.018 kmnear the north coast of Papua, IndonesiaUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 7.0 quake Near the North Coast of Papua, Indonesia, 16 June 03:16 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (67 quakes):
  • 12 May 2012 20:39 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    19.8 km (12.3 mi) depth
    |
    131 km (82 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 02 May 2012 16:39 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    110 km (68 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 29 Apr 2012 02:11 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    108 km (67 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 29 Apr 2012 01:57 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    18.4 km (11.4 mi) depth
    |
    110 km (68 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 28 Nov 2011 11:17 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    22 km (13 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 Sep 2011 12:28 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    38 km (23.6 mi) depth
    |
    76 km (47 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 10 Jul 2011 00:38 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 27 Jun 2011 11:15 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    22 km (14 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 27 Jun 2011 07:46 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    23 km (14 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 27 Jun 2011 04:57 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 27 Jun 2011 04:39 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    9.7 km (6 mi) depth
    |
    22 km (14 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 26 Jun 2011 21:43 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    32.9 km (20.4 mi) depth
    |
    26 km (16 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 26 Jun 2011 20:03 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    29 km (18 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 26 Jun 2011 15:57 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    27.3 km (17 mi) depth
    |
    28 km (18 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 26 Jun 2011 15:28 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    7.2 km (4.5 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 26 Jun 2011 15:03 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    2 km (1.2 mi) depth
    |
    32 km (20 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • Show all

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Major magnitude. 7.0 earthquake - Near the North Coast of Papua, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 16 June 2010 at 03:16 (GMT)
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