Mag. 3.9 earthquake - 151 km northwest of Sorong, Papua Barat, Indonesia, on Saturday, 17 October 2020 at 05:21 (GMT) -

Mag. 3.9 earthquake  - 151 km northwest of Sorong, Papua Barat, Indonesia, on Saturday, 17 October 2020 at 05:21 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 10 km depth

17 Oct 05:30 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 8 minutes.
17 Oct 08:35: Magnitude recalculated from 4.0 to 3.9. Epicenter location corrected by 3.5 km (2.2 mi) towards WSW.
Date & time: 17 Oct 2020 05:21:55 UTC -
Magnitude: 3.9
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.07°S / 130.17°E (Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
151 km (94 mi) NW of Sorong (pop: 125,500)
304 km (189 mi) ESE of Sofifi (Kota Tidore Kepulauan) (pop: 36,200)
313 km (194 mi) SE of Tobelo (Kabupaten Halmahera Utara) (pop: 10,000)
324 km (202 mi) ESE of Ternate (pop: 101,700)
389 km (242 mi) NNE of Amahai (pop: 47,700)
442 km (275 mi) W of Manokwari (pop: 53,200)
460 km (286 mi) NNE of Ambon City (pop: 355,600)
2678 km (1664 mi) ENE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Light Rain 25.6°C (78 F), humidity: 87%, wind: 6 m/s (12 kts) from S
Primary data source: BMKG
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1010 joules (12.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.7 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 3.910 kmIrian Jaya Region, IndonesiaBMKG
M 4.010 kmPapua Region, IndonesiaEMSC

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