Mag. 3.0 earthquake - Irian Jaya, Indonesia, on Saturday, 17 October 2020 at 10:41 (GMT) -

Mag. 3.0 earthquake  - Irian Jaya, Indonesia, on Saturday, 17 October 2020 at 10:41 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

17 Oct 10:55 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 14 minutes.
17 Oct 20:05: Epicenter location corrected by 5.6 km (3.5 mi) towards SE.
21 Oct 09:25: Now using data updates from BMKG
Date & time: 17 Oct 2020 10:41:57 UTC -
Magnitude: 3.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.02°S / 140.39°E (Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
54 km (34 mi) SSW of Abepura (pop: 62,200)
65 km (41 mi) SSW of Jayapura (pop: 134,900)
108 km (67 mi) WSW of Vanimo (Papua New Guinea) (pop: 11,200)
218 km (135 mi) W of Aitape (Papua New Guinea) (pop: 5,550)
301 km (187 mi) WNW of Ambunti (Papua New Guinea) (pop: 2,070)
3735 km (2321 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 22.2°C (72 F), humidity: 91%, wind: 1 m/s (1 kts) from SE
Primary data source: BMKG
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 3.010 kmIrian Jaya, IndonesiaBMKG
M 3.010 kmNear N Coast Of Papua, IndonesiaEMSC
M 3.010 kmIrian Jaya, IndonesiaBMKG

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