Mag. 3.8 earthquake - Papua, Indonesia, on Monday, 17 January 2005 at 00:55 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 10 km depth
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.51°S / 135.336°E (Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
25 km (15 mi) SW of Nabire (pop: 43,900) --> See nearby quakes!
293 km (182 mi) E of Mas (pop: 320) --> See nearby quakes!
327 km (203 mi) SSE of Manokwari (pop: 53,200) --> See nearby quakes!
371 km (230 mi) NE of Tual (pop: 39,500) --> See nearby quakes!
3171 km (1971 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> 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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|M 3.8||10 km||Papua, Indonesia||USGS|
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