Mag. 4.8 earthquake - 183km W of Abepura, Indonesia, on Saturday, May 17, 2014 02:29:20
Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 24 km depth
16 May 18:28 UTC: First to report: USGS after 59 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, May 17, 2014 02:29:20
Depth: 23.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.4862°S / 138.9358°E (Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
72 km (45 mi) WNW of Arsoo
84 km (52 mi) W of Jaron
93 km (58 mi) E of Timo
95 km (59 mi) WNW of Ojar
99 km (61 mi) WNW of Barito
189 km (117 mi) W of Abepura (pop: 62,200)
198 km (123 mi) W of Jayapura (pop: 134,900)
3582 km (2226 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.8||60 km||PAPUA, INDONESIA||EMSC|
|M 4.8||24 km||183km W of Abepura, Indonesia||USGS|
|M 4.7||58 km||Irian Jaya, Indonesia||GFZ|
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