Mag. 4.5 earthquake - Irian Jaya, Indonesia, on Tuesday, 26 August 2014 at 07:43 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 34 km depth
26 Aug 23:10 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 15 hours.
Depth: 34.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.31°S / 140.06°E (Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
35 km (21 mi) NNE of Pagai
52 km (33 mi) WNW of Molof
57 km (35 mi) SE of Barito
62 km (38 mi) SSE of Dore
63 km (39 mi) NE of Elelim
102 km (63 mi) SW of Abepura (pop: 62,200)
113 km (70 mi) SW of Jayapura (pop: 134,900)
3695 km (2296 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.5||34 km||Irian Jaya, Indonesia||GFZ|
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