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.

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Magnitude 7.1
Date-Time

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)
Region PAPUA, INDONESIA
Distances

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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