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7.1 Earthquake Papua, Indonesia

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posted on Apr, 6 2013 @ 12:07 AM
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Strong earthquake recorded.
No news about it as of yet. I don't know if this is near a populated area


A 5.2 occurred 9 hours ago


M7.1 - PAPUA, INDONESIA

Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude 7.1
Date-Time
6 Apr 2013 04:42:36 UTC
6 Apr 2013 13:42:37 near epicenter
5 Apr 2013 20:42:36 standard time in your timezone
Location 3.532S 138.455E
Depth 75 km
Distances
237 km (146 mi) E of Enarotali, Indonesia
256 km (158 mi) WSW of Abepura, Indonesia
272 km (168 mi) WSW of Jayapura, Indonesia
330 km (204 mi) E of Nabire, Indonesia
1165 km (722 mi) WNW of Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
Location Uncertainty Horizontal: 13.9 km; Vertical 9.2 km
Parameters Nph = 121; Dmin = 693.1 km; Rmss = 0.63 seconds; Gp = 15°
Version = 9
Event ID us b000g13s
For updates, maps, and technical information, see:
Event Page
or
USGS Earthquake Hazards Program

National Earthquake Information Center
U.S. Geological Survey
earthquake.usgs.gov...

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Nearby Cities

237km (147mi) E of Enarotali, Indonesia
256km (159mi) WSW of Abepura, Indonesia
272km (169mi) WSW of Jayapura, Indonesia
330km (205mi) E of Nabire, Indonesia
1165km (724mi) WNW of Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
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edit on 6-4-2013 by violet because: (no reason given)




posted on Apr, 6 2013 @ 12:12 AM
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No Tsunami warning issued

A DESTRUCTIVE TSUNAMI WAS NOT GENERATED BASED ON EARTHQUAKE AND HISTORICAL TSUNAMI



posted on Apr, 6 2013 @ 02:21 AM
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From what I've read now since posting, the damage was minimal, no injuries reported.
It was originally registered as a 7.3 by the USGS.





 
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