Mag. 4.8 earthquake - Near North Coast of Irian Jaya on Friday, 31 October 2014 at 09:19 (GMT)

Mag. 4.8 earthquake  - Near North Coast of Irian Jaya on Friday, 31 October 2014 at 09:19 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 38 km depth

31 Oct 09:26 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 6 minutes.
Oct 31 10:10: Magnitude recalculated from 4.7 to 4.8.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 38.0 km.
Date & time: 31 Oct 2014 09:19:55 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 38.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.41°S / 139.03°E (Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
179 km (111 mi) W of Abepura (pop: 62,200)
188 km (117 mi) W of Jayapura (pop: 134,900)
254 km (158 mi) W of Vanimo (Papua New Guinea) (pop: 11,200)
378 km (235 mi) WNW of Aitape (Papua New Guinea) (pop: 5,550)
406 km (252 mi) ENE of Nabire (pop: 43,900)
527 km (327 mi) WNW of Wewak (Papua New Guinea) (pop: 18,200)
578 km (359 mi) ESE of Manokwari (pop: 53,200)
3594 km (2233 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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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.838 kmNear North Coast of Irian JayaGFZ
M 4.867 km PAPUA, INDONESIAEMSC
M 4.858 km193km W of Abepura, IndonesiaUSGS

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