Mag. 4.3 earthquake - 4.3 PAPUA, INDONESIA, on Wednesday, 16 October 2013 at 17:59 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 71 km depth
16 Oct 18:30 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 31 minutes.
Depth: 71.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.36°S / 138.5°E (Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
112 km (70 mi) SSE of Timo
252 km (156 mi) WSW of Abepura (pop: 62,200)
263 km (163 mi) WSW of Jayapura (pop: 134,900)
320 km (199 mi) WSW of Vanimo (Papua New Guinea) (pop: 11,200)
333 km (207 mi) E of Nabire (pop: 43,900)
362 km (225 mi) SE of Biak (pop: 4,540)
566 km (352 mi) ESE of Manokwari (pop: 53,200)
3522 km (2189 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.3||71 km||Irian Jaya, Indonesia||GFZ|
|M 4.3||71 km||4.3 PAPUA, INDONESIA||EMSC|
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