Mag. 4.2 earthquake - 24 km southwest of Nabire, Netherlands New Guinea, Indonesia, on Sunday, 5 December 2004 at 22:14 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 10 km depth
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.559°S / 135.413°E (Netherlands New Guinea, Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
24 km (15 mi) SSW of Nabire (pop: 43,900) --> See nearby quakes!
301 km (187 mi) E of Mas (pop: 320) --> See nearby quakes!
335 km (208 mi) SSE of Manokwari (West Papua) (pop: 53,200) --> See nearby quakes!
374 km (233 mi) NE of Tual (Maluku) (pop: 39,500) --> See nearby quakes!
549 km (341 mi) ESE of Sorong (West Papua) (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
3179 km (1975 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.2||10 km||Papua, Indonesia||USGS|
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