Mag. 4.4 earthquake - 227km W of Abepura, Indonesia, on Thursday, August 21, 2014 08:29:43

Mag. 4.4 earthquake  - 227km W of Abepura, Indonesia, on Thursday, August 21, 2014 08:29:43

Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 50 km depth

21 Aug 00:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 40 minutes.
Date & time: 20 Aug 2014 11:29:43 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, August 21, 2014 08:29:43
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 49.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.6591°S / 138.5352°E (Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
54 km (34 mi) ESE of Timo
115 km (71 mi) W of Siggih
233 km (145 mi) W of Abepura (pop: 62,200)
243 km (151 mi) W of Jayapura (pop: 134,900)
319 km (198 mi) ESE of Biak (pop: 4,540)
346 km (215 mi) ENE of Nabire (pop: 43,900)
536 km (333 mi) ESE of Manokwari (pop: 53,200)
3536 km (2197 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 4.450 km227km W of Abepura, IndonesiaUSGS
M 4.450 kmIrian Jaya, IndonesiaGFZ

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gili meno / Weak shaking (MMI III) : A slight movement of the building. Enough to notice but only once.Occupants left buildings briefly. Occured at 6.15 pm WITA.
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