Minor mag. 1.8 earthquake - 17 km south of Abepura, Papua, Indonesia, on Friday, May 7, 2021 at 18:12 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 1.8 earthquake at 18 km depth
7 May 18:25 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 13 minutes.
Depth: 18.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.74°S / 140.59°E↗ (Papua, Indonesia)
Antipode: 2.74°N / 39.41°W↗
Nearby towns and cities:
17 km (10 mi) SSW of Abepura (pop: 62,200) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) SSW of Jayapura (pop: 134,900) --> See nearby quakes!
200 km (124 mi) WNW of Aitape (Sandaun, Papua New Guinea) (pop: 5,550) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 107 joules (8.78 kilowatt hours) More info
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|1.8||18 km||Near North Coast of Irian Jaya, Indonesia||BMKG|