Mag. 4.6 earthquake - 4.6 PAPUA, INDONESIA, on Thursday, 23 January 2014 at 14:32 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 89 km depth
23 Jan 14:53 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 21 minutes.
Depth: 89.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.37°S / 138.52°E (Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
114 km (71 mi) SSE of Timo
250 km (155 mi) WSW of Abepura (pop: 62,200)
261 km (162 mi) WSW of Jayapura (pop: 134,900)
318 km (198 mi) WSW of Vanimo (Papua New Guinea) (pop: 11,200)
335 km (208 mi) E of Nabire (pop: 43,900)
365 km (227 mi) SE of Biak (pop: 4,540)
568 km (353 mi) ESE of Manokwari (pop: 53,200)
3524 km (2190 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: EMSC
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||89 km||Irian Jaya, Indonesia||GFZ|
|M 4.6||89 km||4.6 PAPUA, INDONESIA||EMSC|
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