Mag. 4.9 earthquake - Near North Coast of Irian Jaya on Tuesday, 24 March 2015 at 01:36 (GMT)

Mag. 4.9 earthquake  - Near North Coast of Irian Jaya on Tuesday, 24 March 2015 at 01:36 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 10 km depth

24 Mar 01:43 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 6 minutes.
Mar 24 01:46: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 4.9.
Date & time: 24 Mar 2015 01:36:50 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.66°S / 139.32°E (Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
146 km (91 mi) W of Abepura (pop: 62,200)
156 km (97 mi) W of Jayapura (pop: 134,900)
220 km (137 mi) W of Vanimo (Papua New Guinea) (pop: 11,200)
341 km (212 mi) W of Aitape (Papua New Guinea) (pop: 5,550)
431 km (268 mi) E of Nabire (pop: 43,900)
443 km (275 mi) NNW of Kiunga (North Fly, Papua New Guinea) (pop: 11,500)
618 km (384 mi) ESE of Manokwari (pop: 53,200)
3622 km (2251 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.910 kmNear North Coast of Irian JayaGFZ
M 4.854 km NEAR N COAST OF PAPUA, INDONESIAEMSC
M 4.742 km148km W of Abepura, IndonesiaUSGS
M 5.233 kmNear North Coast of Irian JayaGeoAu

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