Moderate mag. 4.1 earthquake - 21 km southwest of Vanimo, West Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea, on Thursday, Nov 25, 2021 10:56 pm (GMT +10) -
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Moderate magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 10 km depth
25 Nov 16:05 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 3 hours.
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, Nov 25, 2021 10:56 pm (GMT +10)
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.84°S / 141.2°E↗ (West Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea)
Antipode: 2.84°N / 38.8°W↗
Nearby towns and cities:
21 km (13 mi) SSW of Vanimo (Sandaun) (pop: 11,200) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) ESE of Abepura (Papua, Indonesia) (pop: 62,200) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) WNW of Aitape (Sandaun) (pop: 5,550) --> See nearby quakes!
236 km (147 mi) NW of Ambunti (East Sepik) (pop: 2,070) --> See nearby quakes!
281 km (175 mi) WNW of Wewak (East Sepik) (pop: 18,200) --> See nearby quakes!
989 km (614 mi) NW of Port Moresby (National Capital) (pop: 283,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|4.1||10 km||Papua New Guinea: Near N. Coast of New Guinea, PNG.||BMKG|
|4.1||10 km||Papua New Guinea: NEAR N COAST OF NEW GUINEA, PNG.||EMSC|
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