Mag. 4.7 earthquake - Irian Jaya, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 8 April 2015 at 03:14 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 10 km depth
8 Apr 04:10 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 56 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.26°S / 137.96°E (Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
202 km (125 mi) WSW of Elelim
291 km (181 mi) ESE of Nabire (pop: 43,900)
350 km (217 mi) WSW of Abepura (pop: 62,200)
361 km (225 mi) WSW of Jayapura (pop: 134,900)
401 km (249 mi) SSE of Biak (pop: 4,540)
575 km (357 mi) SE of Manokwari (pop: 53,200)
597 km (371 mi) ENE of Tual (pop: 39,500)
3453 km (2145 mi) E of Jakarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.7||10 km||Irian Jaya, Indonesia||GFZ|
|M 4.5||2 km||PAPUA, INDONESIA||EMSC|
|M 4.4||9.3 km||169km ESE of Enarotali, Indonesia||USGS|
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