An earthquake measuring 4.5 Richter scale in Papua and Indonesia

October 7th, 2008 - 3:37 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi  

somethingThere was a moderate quake in Papua and Indonesia with the magnitude of 4.5 on the Richter scale.

The earthquake occured on Tuesday, October 07, 2008 at 05:28:05 UTC (Coordinated Universal Time ) and Tuesday, October 07, 2008 at 02:28:05 PM at epicenter local time as reported by the U.S. Geological Survey.

The epicenter is 225 km (140 miles) ENE of Enarotali, Papua, Indonesia, 290 km (180 miles) W of Jayapura, Papua, Indonesia,1335 km (830 miles) NE of DARWIN, Northern Territory, Australia, 3495 km (2170 miles) E of JAKARTA, Java, Indonesia

Previously there was an earthquake on October 1st, 2008 measuring 4.5 Richter scale at Nias Region, Indonesia.

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