Terremoto moderado mag. 4.7 - South Pacific Ocean, 83 km SSE of Manokwari, West Papua, Indonesia, 7 May 2:42 am (GMT +9) -

Terremoto moderado mag. 4.7 - South Pacific Ocean, 83 km SSE of Manokwari, West Papua, Indonesia, 7 May 2:42 am (GMT +9)

Terremoto moderado magnitud 4.7 at 10 km depth

6 May 17:50 UTC: Primero en informar: BMKG después de 8 minutos.
Update Thu, 6 May 2021, 17:54
Magnitude 4.7 earthquake strikes near Manokwari, Kabupaten Manokwari, West Papua, Indonesia
4.7 quake 7 May 2:42 am (GMT +9)
4.7 quake 7 May 2:42 am (GMT +9)
A shallow magnitude 4.7 earthquake was reported early morning near Manokwari, Kabupaten Manokwari, West Papua, Indonesia.
According to Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency, the quake hit on Friday 7 May 2021 at 2:42 am local time at a shallow depth of 10 km. Shallow earthquakes are felt more strongly than deeper ones as they are closer to the surface. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.7 as well.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Manokwari (pop. 53,200) located 83 km from the epicenter.
VolcanoDiscovery will automatically update magnitude and depth if these change and follow up if other significant news about the quake become available. If you're in the area, please send us your experience through our reporting mechanism, either online or via our mobile app. This will help us provide more first-hand updates to anyone around the globe who wants to know more about this quake.

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Earthquake data

Fecha & hora: 6 May 2021 17:42:38 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: 7 May 2:42 am (GMT +9)
Magnitud: 4.7
Prof.: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 1.52°S / 134.41°E (Océano Pacífico Sur, Indonesia)
Antipode: 1.52°N / 45.59°W
Nearby towns and cities:
83 km al SSE de Manokwari (pop: 53,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
238 km al NNO de Nabire (pop: 43,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
289 km al NE de Mas (pop: 320) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
357 km al E de Sorong (pop: 125,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 27.6°C (82 F), humidity: 76%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from NNW
Fuente primaria de datos: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Energía liberada estimada: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 MWh, equivalente a 169 toneladas de TNT) Más info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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4.710 kmIrian Jaya Region, IndonesiaBMKG

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