Mag. 4.6 earthquake - 4.6 PAPUA, INDONESIA, on Thursday, 23 January 2014 at 16:04 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 10 km depth
23 Jan 16:44 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 39 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.22°S / 137.99°E (Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
197 km (123 mi) WSW of Elelim
292 km (182 mi) ESE of Nabire (pop: 43,900)
345 km (214 mi) WSW of Abepura (pop: 62,200)
356 km (221 mi) WSW of Jayapura (pop: 134,900)
399 km (248 mi) SSE of Biak (pop: 4,540)
574 km (357 mi) SE of Manokwari (pop: 53,200)
601 km (374 mi) ENE of Tual (pop: 39,500)
3456 km (2148 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||28 km||Irian Jaya, Indonesia||GFZ|
|M 4.6||10 km||4.6 PAPUA, INDONESIA||EMSC|
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