Mag. 4.5 earthquake - 4.5 PAPUA, INDONESIA, on Thursday, 8 May 2014 at 02:56 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 17 km depth
8 May 07:27 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 5 hours.
Depth: 17.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.16°S / 138.18°E (Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
32 km (20 mi) NNE of Timo
258 km (160 mi) ESE of Biak (pop: 4,540)
277 km (172 mi) W of Abepura (pop: 62,200)
285 km (177 mi) W of Jayapura (pop: 134,900)
326 km (203 mi) ENE of Nabire (pop: 43,900)
352 km (219 mi) W of Vanimo (Papua New Guinea) (pop: 11,200)
480 km (298 mi) ESE of Manokwari (pop: 53,200)
3504 km (2177 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: EMSC
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||17 km||Irian Jaya, Indonesia||GFZ|
|M 4.5||17 km||4.5 PAPUA, INDONESIA||EMSC|
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