Two shallow M6.2 earthquakes hit Papua, Indonesia

Two shallow M6.2 earthquakes hit Papua, Indonesia

A series of earthquakes hit Papua, Indonesia on September 9 and 10, 2022. The first quake, registered by the USGS as M6.2 hit at 23:31 UTC on September 9 at a depth of 18 km (11.2 miles). It was followed by M5.9 at 23:44 UTC at a depth of 19.1 km (11.9 miles) and another M6.2 at 00:05 UTC on September 10.

Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits near the south coast of Papua, Indonesia

Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits near the south coast of Papua, Indonesia

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit near the south coast of Papua, Indonesia at 17:46 UTC on November 10, 2021. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 5 km (3.1 miles). The epicenter…

Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits Papua, Indonesia

Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits Papua, Indonesia

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit Papua, Indonesia at 16:38 UTC on January 18, 2020 (01:38 LT, January 19). The agency is reporting a depth of 33 km (20 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 60 km (37 miles). The epicenter was…

Shallow M6.1 earthquake hits off the coast of Papua, Indonesia

Shallow M6.1 earthquake hits off the coast of Papua, Indonesia

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit off the coast of Papua, Indonesia at 12:11 UTC on November 23, 2019, at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth. The epicenter was located 240 km (150 miles) SE…

Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake hits northern Papua, Indonesia

Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake hits northern Papua, Indonesia

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit northern Papua, Indonesia at 01:05 UTC (10:05 local time) on June 24, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 22 km (13.6 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.1 at a depth of 30 km (18.6 miles). The…

Strong and shallow M6.3 earthquake hits Papua, Indonesia

Strong and shallow M6.3 earthquake hits Papua, Indonesia

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.3 hit Papua, Indonesia at 17:24 UTC on June 19, 2019 (02:24 LT, June 20). The agency is reporting a depth of 12.1 km (7.5 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 2 km (1.2 miles). The epicenter was…

M6.1 earthquake hits eastern Papua, Indonesia

M6.1 earthquake hits eastern Papua, Indonesia

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit eastern Papua, Indonesia at 09:42 UTC on December 16, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 61.1 km (37.9 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.1 at a depth 68 km (42.2 miles). The epicenter was located 65.1 km (40.4…

Very strong and shallow M6.9 earthquake hits near the coast of Papua, Indonesia

Very strong and shallow M6.9 earthquake hits near the coast of Papua, Indonesia

A very strong and shallow earthquake registered as M6.9 by Geoscience Australia hit near the coast of Indonesian West Papua Province at 15:53 UTC on September 24, 2015. The agency is reporting a depth of 46 km (28.6 miles). USGS reports M6.6 at a depth of 24.1 km (15.0

Very strong M7.0 earthquake hits Papua, Indonesia

Very strong M7.0 earthquake hits Papua, Indonesia

A very strong earthquake M7.0 hit Papua, Indonesia at 21:41 UTC on July 27, 2015. USGS is reporting depth of 52.9 km (32.8 miles). EMSC is reporting M7.0 at a depth of 50 km (31 miles). According to the USGS, epicenter was located 234 km (145 miles) W of Abepura and 247