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Minor mag. 3.9 earthquake - Irian Jaya Region, Indonesia on Sunday, 18 October 2020

Minor mag. 3.9 earthquake  - Irian Jaya Region, Indonesia on Sunday, 18 October 2020
18 Oct 02:27 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 10 minutes.
18 Oct 02:30: Now using data updates from BMKG
Date & time: Sunday, 18 October 2020 02:18 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 18 Oct 11:18 am (GMT +9)
Magnitude: 3.9
Depth: 37.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 0.03°S / 130.23°E (Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
149 km (92 mi) NW of Sorong (pop: 125,500)
2685 km (1669 mi) NE of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Light Rain 27.7°C (82 F), humidity: 76%, wind: 5 m/s (11 kts) from WSW
Primary data source: BMKG
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1010 joules (12.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.7 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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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.
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
18 Oct 11:18 am (GMT +9) (18 Oct 02:18:01 UTC)M 3.9 / 37 kmIrian Jaya Region, IndonesiaBMKG
18 Oct 11:18 am (GMT +9) (18 Oct 02:18:01 UTC)M 3.9 / 37 kmPapua Region, IndonesiaEMSC

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Atlas Pearl Farm Alyui Bay, Raja Ampat west papua (17.7 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)

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Minor mag. 3.9 earthquake - Irian Jaya Region, Indonesia on Sunday, 18 October 2020

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