Moderate earthquake of magnitude 4.9 just reported 120 km west of Jayapura, Indonesia
mar., 2 mars 2021, 01:4501:45 AM | AUTEUR : EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
An earthquake of magnitude 4.9 occurred only 13 minutes ago 120 km west of Jayapura, Indonesia, Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency reported.
4.9 quake 2 Mar 10:25 am (GMT +9)
The quake hit at a moderately shallow depth of 30 km beneath the epicenter near Jayapura, Papua, Indonesia, in the morning on Tuesday 2 March 2021 at 10:25 am local time. 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.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Abepura (pop. 62,200) located 110 km from the epicenter, and Jayapura (pop. 134,900) 120 km away.
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Date & time: 2 Mar 2021 10:25 am (GMT +9) local time (2 Mar 2021 01:25 GMT)
Profondeur: 30.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 2.71°S / 139.65°E (Papua, Indonesia)
Primary data source: BMKG