Mag. 4.5 earthquake - 235km WNW of Abepura, Indonesia, on Saturday, May 03, 2014 21:21:37
Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 61 km depth
3 May 12:50 UTC: First to report: USGS after 28 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, May 03, 2014 21:21:37
Depth: 61.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.1522°S / 138.5197°E (Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
240 km (149 mi) W of Abepura (pop: 62,200)
248 km (154 mi) W of Jayapura (pop: 134,900)
315 km (196 mi) W of Vanimo (Papua New Guinea) (pop: 11,200)
361 km (224 mi) ENE of Nabire (pop: 43,900)
439 km (273 mi) WNW of Aitape (Papua New Guinea) (pop: 5,550)
516 km (320 mi) ESE of Manokwari (pop: 53,200)
748 km (465 mi) ENE of Tual (pop: 39,500)
3542 km (2201 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.5||61 km||PAPUA, INDONESIA||EMSC|
|M 4.5||61 km||235km WNW of Abepura, Indonesia||USGS|
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