Mag. 4.8 earthquake - 4.8 PAPUA, INDONESIA, on Tuesday, 20 January 2015 at 09:16 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 45 km depth
20 Jan 11:10 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 53 minutes.
Depth: 45.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.59°S / 139.21°E (Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
108 km (67 mi) SSW of Elelim
272 km (169 mi) SW of Abepura (pop: 62,200)
283 km (176 mi) SW of Jayapura (pop: 134,900)
287 km (178 mi) NW of Kiunga (North Fly, Papua New Guinea) (pop: 11,500)
314 km (195 mi) SW of Vanimo (Papua New Guinea) (pop: 11,200)
434 km (269 mi) ESE of Nabire (pop: 43,900)
706 km (439 mi) SE of Manokwari (pop: 53,200)
3588 km (2229 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: EMSC
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||45 km||4.8 PAPUA, INDONESIA||EMSC|
|M 4.8||45 km||Irian Jaya, Indonesia||GFZ|
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