Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Irian Jaya, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 20 August 2014 at 01:11 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - Irian Jaya, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 20 August 2014 at 01:11 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 10 km depth

20 Aug 01:17 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 5 minutes.
Aug 20 02:10: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 5.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 46.0 to 10.0 km.
Date & time: 20 Aug 2014 01:11:36 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.66°S / 137.75°E (Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
252 km (157 mi) E of Nabire (pop: 43,900)
341 km (212 mi) WSW of Abepura (pop: 62,200)
353 km (219 mi) WSW of Jayapura (pop: 134,900)
409 km (254 mi) WSW of Vanimo (Papua New Guinea) (pop: 11,200)
478 km (297 mi) NW of Kiunga (North Fly, Papua New Guinea) (pop: 11,500)
514 km (320 mi) SE of Manokwari (pop: 53,200)
596 km (370 mi) ENE of Tual (pop: 39,500)
3436 km (2135 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.110 kmIrian Jaya, IndonesiaGFZ
M 4.955 km PAPUA, INDONESIAEMSC
M 4.960 km143km E of Enarotali, IndonesiaUSGS

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
darwin nt Australia / Light shaking (MMI IV)
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Aftershocks of the 5.1 quake Irian Jaya, Indonesia, 20 August 01:11 UTC

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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Irian Jaya, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 20 August 2014 at 01:11 (GMT)
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