Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - 422 km west of Jayapura, Nederlands Nieuw-Guinea, Indonesia, on Wednesday, 13 Jan 2021 3:17 am (GMT +9)

Aggiornato: 24 set. 2021 19:24 GMT

Terremoto forte mag. 6.0 - 422 km a ovest da Jayapura, Papua, Indonesia, mercoledì, 13 gen 2021 03:17 (GMT +9) -

Terremoto forte mag. 6.0 - 422 km a ovest da Jayapura, Papua, Indonesia, mercoledì, 13 gen 2021 03:17 (GMT +9)

Terremoto forte magnitudine 6.0 at 56 km depth

12 Jan 18:28 UTC: Primo a segnalare: GFZ dopo 10 minuti.
12 Jan 18:30: Ora utilizzando nuova fonte di dati: BMKG
12 Jan 18:35: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 5.5 a 5.6. Profondità ricalcolata da 58.0 a 55.0 km (da 36 a 34 mi). Posizione dell'epicentro corretta di 2.5 km (1.5 mi) al SSW.
12 Jan 18:45: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 5.6 a 6.0. Profondità ricalcolata da 55.0 a 56.0 km (da 34 a 35 mi). Posizione dell'epicentro corretta di 1.1 km (0.7 mi) al O.
Data & ora: 12 Jan 2021 18:17:40 UTC -
Ora locale a epicentro: mercoledì, 13 gen 2021 03:17 (GMT +9)
Magnitudine: 6
Prof.: 56.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 2.94°S / 136.94°E (Papua, Indonesia)
Antipode: 2.94°N / 43.06°W
Nearby towns and cities:
167 km ENE da Nabire (Papua) (pop: 43,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
394 km SE da Manokwari (West Papua) (pop: 53,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
412 km O da Abepura (Papua) (pop: 62,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
422 km O da Jayapura (Papua) (pop: 134,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Light Rain 21.6°C (71 F), humidity: 100%, wind: 1 m/s (1 kts) from W
Fonte dati primaria: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 GWh, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT o 0.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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6.056 kmIrian Jaya Region, IndonesiaBMKG
5.947 kmIrian Jaya, IndonesiaGFZ
6.120 kmIrian Jaya, Indonesia [Land: Indonesia]INGV
5.949 kmPapua, IndonesiaGeoAu
5.928 km152 Km E of Nabire, IndonesiaUSGS

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (4 sismi)

  • 10 Jun 2021 06:06 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    54 km (34 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 13 Apr 2021 12:54 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    37 km (23 mi) depth
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 24 Mar 2021 06:14 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    23 km (14.3 mi) depth
    59 km (36 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 11 Mar 2021 13:57 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    58 km (36 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details

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