Mag. 4.8 earthquake - Near North Coast of Irian Jaya on Friday, 24 October 2014 at 09:18 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 10 km depth
24 Oct 09:27 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 8 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.12°S / 139.14°E (Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
174 km (108 mi) WNW of Abepura (pop: 62,200)
181 km (113 mi) WNW of Jayapura (pop: 134,900)
248 km (154 mi) WNW of Vanimo (Papua New Guinea) (pop: 11,200)
374 km (232 mi) WNW of Aitape (Papua New Guinea) (pop: 5,550)
427 km (265 mi) ENE of Nabire (pop: 43,900)
524 km (325 mi) WNW of Wewak (Papua New Guinea) (pop: 18,200)
581 km (361 mi) ESE of Manokwari (pop: 53,200)
3610 km (2243 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.8||10 km||Near North Coast of Irian Jaya||GFZ|
|M 4.9||20 km||PAPUA, INDONESIA||EMSC|
|M 4.9||35 km||202km W of Abepura, Indonesia||USGS|
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