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Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake - Aru Sea, 155 km southwest of Nabire, Papua, Indonesia, on Tuesday, Jul 19, 2022 at 10:37 pm (GMT +9) -

Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake - Aru Sea, 155 km southwest of Nabire, Papua, Indonesia, on Tuesday, Jul 19, 2022 at 10:37 pm (GMT +9) Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake - Aru Sea, 155 km southwest of Nabire, Papua, Indonesia, on Tuesday, Jul 19, 2022 at 10:37 pm (GMT +9)

Moderate magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 19 km depth

19 Jul 13:47 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 10 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeJul 19, 2022 13:37:24 UTC -
Local time at epicenterTuesday, Jul 19, 2022 at 10:37 pm (GMT +9)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude4.5
Depth19.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude4.38°S / 134.55°E (Aru Sea, Indonesia)
Antipode4.38°N / 45.45°W
Shaking intensityLight shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceEMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Nearby towns and cities155 km (96 mi) SW of Nabire (pop: 43,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
228 km (142 mi) ESE of Mas (pop: 320) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
243 km (151 mi) NE of Tual (pop: 39,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeLight Rain 26.3°C (79 F), humidity: 83%, wind: 4 m/s (8 kts) from ESE
Estimated seismic energy released3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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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.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.519 kmNEAR S COAST OF PAPUA, INDONESIAEMSC
4.519 kmIrian Jaya Region, IndonesiaRaspberryShake

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