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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Irian Jaya Region, Indonesia on Saturday, 17 September 2016

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Near North Coast of Irian Jaya on Saturday, 17 September 2016

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - Near North Coast of Irian Jaya on Saturday, 17 September 2016
Sep 17 01:26: Magnitude recalculated from 5.5 to 5.6.
Sep 17 01:27: Magnitude recalculated from 5.6 to 5.7.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 45.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 45.0 to 46.0 km.
Sep 17 06:58: Magnitude recalculated from 5.7 to 6.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 46.0 to 31.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 31.0 to 28.0 km.
Date & time: Sat, 17 Sep 01:20:19 UTC
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 28.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2°S / 140.6°E (Indonésie)
Nearest volcano: Kairinu (320 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 6.3*10^13 J (17.5 GWh / 15080 tons of TNT / 0.9 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
If you felt this quake (or if you were near the epicenter), please share your experience with us and submit a short "I felt it" report.
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 17 Sep 2016
Sat, 17 Sep 01:20 UTCM 6.2 / 19 kmNear North Coast of Papua, IndonesiaGeoAu

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Richmond, BC / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Everyone dizzy feeling like on a boat in stormy weather, strange sensation
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
HeureMag. / DepthLocationMapSource


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