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Light mag. 3.7 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 76 km northwest of Hollandia, Papua, Indonesia, on Sunday, Mar 19, 2023 at 4:59 pm (GMT +9) -

Light mag. 3.7 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 76 km northwest of Hollandia, Papua, Indonesia, on Sunday, Mar 19, 2023 at 4:59 pm (GMT +9) Light mag. 3.7 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 76 km northwest of Hollandia, Papua, Indonesia, on Sunday, Mar 19, 2023 at 4:59 pm (GMT +9)

Light magnitude 3.7 earthquake at 10 km depth

19 Mar 08:08 UTC: First to report: RaspberryShake after 9 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeMar 19, 2023 07:59:11 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSunday, Mar 19, 2023 at 4:59 pm (GMT +9)
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude1.94°S / 140.38°E (South Pacific Ocean, Indonesia)
Antipode1.94°N / 39.62°W
Shaking intensityLight shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceRaspberryShake (RaspberryShake)
Nearby towns and cities76 km (47 mi) NNW of Hollandia (pop: 134,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
78 km (49 mi) NNW of Abepura (pop: 62,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
132 km (82 mi) NW of Vanimo (Papua New Guinea) (pop: 11,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeBroken Clouds 27.8°C (82 F), humidity: 75%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from NNW
Estimated seismic energy released2.2 x 1010 joules (6.22 megawatt hours, equivalent to 5.35 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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3.710 kmIrian Jaya Region, IndonesiaRaspberryShake

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