Mag. 4.6 earthquake - Near North Coast of Irian Jaya on Monday, 23 March 2015 at 21:48 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 10 km depth
23 Mar 23:10 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 1 hour and 21 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.65°S / 139.34°E (Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
25 km (16 mi) W of Siggih
37 km (23 mi) W of Ber
48 km (30 mi) W of Ojar
52 km (32 mi) NW of Barito
54 km (33 mi) WNW of Dore
144 km (89 mi) W of Abepura (pop: 62,200)
154 km (95 mi) W of Jayapura (pop: 134,900)
3624 km (2252 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 4.6||10 km||Near North Coast of Irian Jaya||GFZ|
|M 4.5||70 km||NEAR N COAST OF PAPUA, INDONESIA||EMSC|
|M 4.5||68 km||184km WSW of Abepura, Indonesia||USGS|
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