Weak mag. 3.9 earthquake - 112 km southwest of Jayapura, Papua, Indonesia, on Saturday, 6 Feb 2021 11:57 pm (GMT +9) -

Weak mag. 3.9 earthquake - 112 km southwest of Jayapura, Papua, Indonesia, on Saturday, 6 Feb 2021 11:57 pm (GMT +9)

Weak magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 91 km depth

6 Feb 15:01 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 minutes.
6 Feb 15:05: Now using data updates from BMKG
7 Feb 04:15: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 3.9. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 96.0 to 91.0 km (from 60 to 57 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 10 km (6.2 mi) towards S.
Date & time: 6 Feb 2021 14:57:40 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, 6 Feb 2021 11:57 pm (GMT +9)
Magnitude: 3.9
Depth: 91.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.3°S / 140.06°E (Papua, Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
101 km (63 mi) SW of Abepura (Papua) (pop: 62,200) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (70 mi) SW of Jayapura (Papua) (pop: 134,900) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (96 mi) WSW of Vanimo (Sandaun, Papua New Guinea) (pop: 11,200) --> See nearby quakes!
255 km (158 mi) W of Aitape (Sandaun, Papua New Guinea) (pop: 5,550) --> See nearby quakes!
323 km (201 mi) WNW of Ambunti (East Sepik, Papua New Guinea) (pop: 2,070) --> See nearby quakes!
342 km (213 mi) NNW of Kiunga (North Fly, Western Province, Papua New Guinea) (pop: 11,500) --> See nearby quakes!
398 km (247 mi) W of Wewak (East Sepik, Papua New Guinea) (pop: 18,200) --> See nearby quakes!
431 km (268 mi) NW of Tari (Papua New Guinea) (pop: 8,190) --> See nearby quakes!
509 km (316 mi) NW of Mendi (Southern Highlands, Papua New Guinea) (pop: 26,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 22.7°C (73 F), humidity: 96%, wind: 0 m/s (1 kts) from NNE
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
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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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
3.991 kmIrian Jaya, IndonesiaBMKG
3.776 kmPAPUA, INDONESIAEMSC

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