Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 133 km southwest of Jayapura, Papua, Indonesia, on Friday, 4 Dec 2020 7:12 pm (GMT +9) -

Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 133 km southwest of Jayapura, Papua, Indonesia, on Friday, 4 Dec 2020 7:12 pm (GMT +9)

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 61 km depth

4 Dec 10:22 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 10 minutes.
4 Dec 10:25: Now using data updates from BMKG
Date & time: 4 Dec 2020 10:12:23 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, 4 Dec 2020 7:12 pm (GMT +9)
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 61.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.26°S / 139.77°E (Papua, Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
121 km (75 mi) SW of Abepura (pop: 62,200) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (82 mi) SW of Jayapura (pop: 134,900) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) WSW of Vanimo (Sandaun, Papua New Guinea) (pop: 11,200) --> See nearby quakes!
287 km (178 mi) W of Aitape (Sandaun, Papua New Guinea) (pop: 5,550) --> See nearby quakes!
355 km (220 mi) WNW of Ambunti (East Sepik, Papua New Guinea) (pop: 2,070) --> See nearby quakes!
360 km (224 mi) NNW of Kiunga (North Fly, Western Province, Papua New Guinea) (pop: 11,500) --> See nearby quakes!
430 km (267 mi) W of Wewak (East Sepik, Papua New Guinea) (pop: 18,200) --> See nearby quakes!
458 km (284 mi) NW of Tari (Papua New Guinea) (pop: 8,190) --> See nearby quakes!
474 km (295 mi) E of Nabire (pop: 43,900) --> See nearby quakes!
537 km (334 mi) NW of Mendi (Southern Highlands, Papua New Guinea) (pop: 26,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 22.4°C (72 F), humidity: 98%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from NE
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
4.261 kmIrian Jaya, IndonesiaBMKG

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