Mag. 4.5 earthquake - 219km W of Abepura, Indonesia, on Wednesday, July 17, 2013 12:29:32

Mag. 4.5 earthquake  - 219km W of Abepura, Indonesia, on Wednesday, July 17, 2013 12:29:32

Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 47 km depth

17 Jul 03:50 UTC: First to report: USGS after 21 minutes.
Date & time: 17 Jul 2013 03:29:32 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, July 17, 2013 12:29:32
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 46.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.6905°S / 138.6127°E (Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
64 km (40 mi) ESE of Timo
225 km (140 mi) W of Abepura (pop: 62,200)
235 km (146 mi) W of Jayapura (pop: 134,900)
299 km (186 mi) W of Vanimo (Papua New Guinea) (pop: 11,200)
328 km (204 mi) ESE of Biak (pop: 4,540)
354 km (220 mi) ENE of Nabire (pop: 43,900)
545 km (339 mi) ESE of Manokwari (pop: 53,200)
3544 km (2202 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.730 km PAPUA, INDONESIAEMSC
M 4.547 km219km W of Abepura, IndonesiaUSGS
M 4.826 kmIrian Jaya, IndonesiaGFZ

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