Leggero terremoto magnitudine 4.9 - 86 km west da Nabire, Papua, Indonesia, sabato, 17 ottobre 2020 -

Leggero terremoto magnitudine 4.9 - 86 km west da Nabire, Papua, Indonesia, sabato, 17 ottobre 2020

Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 15 km depth

17 Oct 08:15 UTC: Primo a segnalare: BMKG dopo 7 minuti.
17 Oct 09:05: Profondità ricalcolata da 11.0 a 15.0 km (da 6.8 a 9.3 mi). Posizione dell'epicentro corretta di 3.1 km (2 mi) al SO.
Data & ora: 17 Oct 2020 08:08:00 UTC -
Ora locale a epicentro: 17 Oct 5:08 pm (GMT +9)
Magnitudine: 4.9
Profondità: 15.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 3,64°S / 134,78°E (Indonesia)
Nearby towns and cities:
39 km NNW da Kiruru
86 km WSW da Nabire (pop: 43,900)
315 km NE da Tual (pop: 39,500)
319 km SSE da Manokwari (pop: 53,200)
497 km SE da Sorong (pop: 125,500)
671 km W da Jayapura (pop: 134,900)
732 km E da Ambon City (pop: 355,600)
3108 km E da Giacarta (pop: 8,540,100)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Moderate Rain 25.9°C (79 F), humidity: 88%, wind: 1 m/s (3 kts) from S
Fonte dati primaria: BMKG
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 1,4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 4.915 kmIrian Jaya Region, IndonesiaBMKG
M 4.446 km87 Km WSW of Nabire, IndonesiaUSGS
M 4.446 km88 Km WSW of Nabire, IndonesiaEMSC
M 4.820 kmIrian Jaya Region, IndonesiaGFZ

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