Mag. 4.7 earthquake - Irian Jaya, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 6 August 2014 at 21:49 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 81 km depth
7 Aug 06:10 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 8 hours.
Depth: 81.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.39°S / 138.53°E (Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
117 km (72 mi) SSE of Timo
250 km (155 mi) WSW of Abepura (pop: 62,200)
261 km (162 mi) WSW of Jayapura (pop: 134,900)
318 km (197 mi) WSW of Vanimo (Papua New Guinea) (pop: 11,200)
336 km (209 mi) E of Nabire (pop: 43,900)
367 km (228 mi) SE of Biak (pop: 4,540)
570 km (354 mi) ESE of Manokwari (pop: 53,200)
3525 km (2190 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.7||81 km||Irian Jaya, Indonesia||GFZ|
|M 4.7||81 km||4.7 PAPUA, INDONESIA||EMSC|
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