Moderate mag. 4.9 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 97 km southeast of Manokwari, West Papua, Indonesia, on Sunday, 25 Apr 2021 10:52 am (GMT +9) -

Moderate mag. 4.9 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 97 km southeast of Manokwari, West Papua, Indonesia, on Sunday, 25 Apr 2021 10:52 am (GMT +9)

Moderate magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 10 km depth

25 Apr 02:00 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 7 minutes.
25 Apr 02:05: Epicenter location corrected by 7 km (4.4 mi) towards SSW.
25 Apr 02:10: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 4.9.
Update Sun, 25 Apr 2021, 02:06
Significant earthquake of magnitude 5.0 just reported 97 km southeast of Manokwari, Indonesia
5.0 quake 25 Apr 10:52 am (GMT +9)
5.0 quake 25 Apr 10:52 am (GMT +9)
Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency reported a magnitude 5.0 quake in Indonesia near Manokwari, Kabupaten Manokwari, West Papua, only 13 minutes ago. The earthquake hit in the morning on Sunday 25 April 2021 at 10:52 am local time at a shallow depth of 10 km. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Manokwari (pop. 53,200) located 97 km from the epicenter.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 25 Apr 2021 01:52:44 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, 25 Apr 2021 10:52 am (GMT +9)
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 1.66°S / 134.41°E (South Pacific Ocean, Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
97 km (60 mi) SSE of Manokwari (pop: 53,200) --> See nearby quakes!
225 km (140 mi) NNW of Nabire (pop: 43,900) --> See nearby quakes!
278 km (173 mi) NE of Mas (pop: 320) --> See nearby quakes!
361 km (224 mi) ESE of Sorong (pop: 125,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Moderate Rain 26.1°C (79 F), humidity: 82%, wind: 1 m/s (1 kts) from NNW
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 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.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.910 kmIrian Jaya Region, IndonesiaBMKG
5.037 km108 Km SSE of Manokwari, IndonesiaUSGS
5.040 kmNEAR N COAST OF PAPUA, INDONESIAEMSC
4.824 kmIrian Jaya Region, IndonesiaGFZ

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