Mag. 4.6 earthquake - 16 km south of Nabire, Netherlands New Guinea, Indonesia, on Thursday, 20 January 2005 at 07:24 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 10 km depth
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.506°S / 135.478°E (Netherlands New Guinea, Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
16 km (10 mi) S of Nabire (pop: 43,900) --> See nearby quakes!
308 km (192 mi) E of Mas (pop: 320) --> See nearby quakes!
333 km (207 mi) SSE of Manokwari (West Papua) (pop: 53,200) --> See nearby quakes!
383 km (238 mi) NE of Tual (Maluku) (pop: 39,500) --> See nearby quakes!
3187 km (1980 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.6||10 km||Papua, Indonesia||USGS|
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