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Latest quakes in or near Papua, Indonesia, in the past 48 hours on Thursday, May 19, 2022 - list, stats and map

Updated May 19, 2022 01:56 GMT -
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Quakes in the past 48 hours:

  • 1 quake above magnitude 4
  • 2 quakes between magnitude 3 and 4
  • 2 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
In the past 48 hours, Papua was shaken by 1 quake of magnitude 4.6, 2 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0, and 2 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0.

Strongest quake: Mag. 4.6 | Papua New Guinea, 124 km S of Jayapura, Papua, Indonesia -

Recent quakes above magnitude 1.0 in or near Papua, Indonesia (updated )

Past 24 hours:2 quakes | 1 quake M2+ | 1 quake M3+
Past 7 days:13 quakes | 4 quakes M2+ | 4 quakes M3+ | 4 quakes M4+ | 1 quake M5+
Past 30 days:52 quakes | 6 quakes M2+ | 29 quakes M3+ | 15 quakes M4+ | 2 quakes M5+
Past 90 days:103 quakes | 6 quakes M2+ | 53 quakes M3+ | 38 quakes M4+ | 6 quakes M5+
Past 365 days:554 quakes | 64 quakes M2+ | 300 quakes M3+ | 169 quakes M4+ | 18 quakes M5+ | 1 quake M6+

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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (5 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
Thursday, May 19, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
May 19, 2022 10:11 am (GMT +9) (May 19, 2022 01:11 GMT)
3.1

42 km
92 km southwest of Abepura, Papua, Indonesia
I FELT IT
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Wednesday, May 18, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
May 19, 2022 1:56 am (GMT +9) (May 18, 2022 16:56 GMT)
2.9

10 km
South Pacific Ocean, Indonesia MoreMap
Tuesday, May 17, 2022 GMT (3 quakes)
May 18, 2022 1:19 am (GMT +9) (May 17, 2022 16:19 GMT)
2.7

75 km
NEAR N COAST OF PAPUA, INDONESIA MoreMap
May 17, 2022 7:41 pm (GMT +9) (May 17, 2022 10:41 GMT)
3.2

28 km
114 km southwest of Jayapura, Papua, Indonesia
I FELT IT
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May 17, 2022 4:11 pm (GMT +9) (May 17, 2022 07:11 GMT)
4.6

108 km
Papua New Guinea, 124 km south of Jayapura, Papua, Indonesia
I FELT IT - 1 report
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 5.1 x 1011 joules (142 megawatt hours, equivalent to 122 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

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Papua Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Papua?

The last earthquake in Papua occurred 45 minutes ago: Weak mag. 3.1 earthquake - 92 km southwest of Abepura, Papua, Indonesia, on Thursday, May 19, 2022 at 10:11 am (GMT +9).

How many quakes were there in Papua in the past 48 hours?

In the past 48 hours, Papua, Indonesia had 5 quakes up to magnitude 4.6.

What was the strongest quake in Papua in the past 48 hours?

The strongest earthquake in Papua in the past 48 hours occurred 1 day 19 hours ago: Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - Papua New Guinea, 124 km south of Jayapura, Papua, Indonesia, on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at 4:11 pm (GMT +9).

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