Magnitude 6.2 earthquake struck Papua, Indonesia at 17:56:19 UTC on March 20, 2012 according to USGS. The epicenter was located 46.02 km (28.60 miles) S of Kiveh, 153 km (95 miles) SSW of Jayapura, Papua, Indonesia (3.830°S, 140.220°E). The depth of epicenter was at 66.9 km (41.6 miles).
This was 173 km (107 miles) SW of Vanimo, New Guinea, PNG, 1407 km (874 miles) NE of DARWIN, Northern Territory, Australia and 3711 km (2305 miles) E of JAKARTA, Java, Indonesia.
There are no nuclear facilities or airports nearby, and there is no volcano within the 100 km radius.
|Depth||66.9 km (41.6 miles)|
|Distances||153 km (95 miles) SSW of Jayapura, Papua, Indonesia|
173 km (107 miles) SW of Vanimo, New Guinea, PNG
1407 km (874 miles) NE of DARWIN, Northern Territory, Australia
3711 km (2305 miles) E of JAKARTA, Java, Indonesia
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 14 km (8.7 miles); depth +/- 8.8 km (5.5 miles)|
|Parameters||NST=180, Nph=180, Dmin=818.2 km, Rmss=0.92 sec, Gp= 22°,|
M-type=body wave magnitude (Mb), Version=6
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