Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Irian Jaya, Indonesia, on Monday, 23 February 2015 at 00:09 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Irian Jaya, Indonesia, on Monday, 23 February 2015 at 00:09 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 76 km depth

23 Feb 00:15 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 5 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 75.0 to 76.0 km.
Date & time: 23 Feb 2015 12:09:34 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 76.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.5°S / 139.16°E (Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
192 km (119 mi) WSW of Abepura (pop: 62,200)
204 km (127 mi) WSW of Jayapura (pop: 134,900)
255 km (158 mi) WSW of Vanimo (Papua New Guinea) (pop: 11,200)
356 km (221 mi) W of Aitape (Papua New Guinea) (pop: 5,550)
375 km (233 mi) NW of Kiunga (North Fly, Papua New Guinea) (pop: 11,500)
407 km (253 mi) E of Nabire (pop: 43,900)
638 km (396 mi) ESE of Manokwari (pop: 53,200)
3593 km (2233 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 5.076 kmIrian Jaya, IndonesiaGFZ
M 4.885 km206km WSW of Abepura, IndonesiaUSGS
M 5.078 kmIrian Jaya, IndonesiaGeoAu

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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake Irian Jaya, Indonesia, 23 February 00:09 UTC

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