Earthquake measuring 7.2 magnitude strikes Irian Jaya, Indonesia-USGS

An earthquake measuring 7.2 magnitude struck 256 km (159 miles) east of Enarotali in Irian Jaya, Indonesia on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.


Magnitude 7.1

Saturday, April 06, 2013 at 04:42:36 UTC
Saturday, April 06, 2013 at 01:42:36 PM at epicenter

Location 3.532°S, 138.455°E
Depth 75.1 km (46.7 miles)

239 km (149 miles) E (83°) from Enarotali, Irian Jaya, Indonesia
273 km (170 miles) WSW (246°) from Jayapura, Irian Jaya, Indonesia
328 km (204 miles) WSW (253°) from Vanimo, New Guinea, PNG
1170 km (727 miles) NW (304°) from PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea

Location Uncertainty horizontal +/- 13.9 km (8.6 miles); depth +/- 9.3 km (5.8 miles)
Parameters NST=120, Nph=121, Dmin=693.5 km, Rmss=0.63 sec, Gp= 14°,
M-type=regional moment magnitude (Mw), Version=9

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