Light mag. 3.8 earthquake - 153 km east of Nabire, Papua, Indonesia, on Saturday, 16 May 1998 at 02:07 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 16 May 1998 02:07:04 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.176°S / 136.866°E (Papua, Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
153 km (95 mi) E of Nabire (Papua) (pop: 43,900) --> See nearby quakes!
404 km (251 mi) SE of Manokwari (West Papua) (pop: 53,200) --> See nearby quakes!
434 km (270 mi) W of Jayapura (Papua) (pop: 134,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.8||33 km||Papua, Indonesia||USGS|
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