Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - 95 km southwest of Hollandia, Papua, Indonesia, on Thursday, June 17, 2021 at 16:18 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 29 km depth
17 Jun 16:25 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 6 minutes.
Depth: 29.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.12°S / 140.1°E↗ (Papua, Indonesia)
Antipode: 3.12°N / 39.9°W↗
Nearby towns and cities:
83 km (52 mi) SW of Abepura (pop: 62,200) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) SW of Jayapura (pop: 134,900) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) WSW of Vanimo (Sandaun, Papua New Guinea) (pop: 11,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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.
|2.8||29 km||Irian Jaya, Indonesia||BMKG|
|2.8||29 km||PAPUA, INDONESIA||EMSC|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.