Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake - 44 km northeast of Nabire, Papua, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 15 September 1998 at 08:32 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 15 Sep 1998 08:32:08 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.162°S / 135.844°E (Papua, Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
44 km (27 mi) ENE of Nabire (Papua) (pop: 43,900) --> See nearby quakes!
323 km (201 mi) SE of Manokwari (West Papua) (pop: 53,200) --> See nearby quakes!
351 km (218 mi) E of Mas (pop: 320) --> See nearby quakes!
439 km (273 mi) NE of Tual (Maluku) (pop: 39,500) --> See nearby quakes!
546 km (339 mi) W of Jayapura (Papua) (pop: 134,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
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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|4.5||33 km||Papua, Indonesia||USGS|
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