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Magnitude 7.0 - PAPUA, INDONESIA

2004 February 05 21:05:02 UTC

A major earthquake occurred at 21:05:02 (UTC) on Thursday, February 05, 2004. The magnitude 7.0 event has been located PAPUA, INDONESIA. (This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.)

Earthquake Details

Magnitude 7.0 (Major)
Date-Time Thursday, February 05, 2004 at 21:05:02 (UTC)
= Coordinated Universal Time
Friday, February 06, 2004 at 06:05:02 AM
= local time at epicenter
Time of Earthquake in other Time Zones
Location 3.615°S, 135.538°E
Depth 16 km
Region PAPUA, INDONESIA
Distances 95 km (60 miles) WNW of Enarotali, Irian Jaya, Indonesia
285 km (175 miles) NNE of Dobo, Aru Islands, Indonesia
1110 km (690 miles) NNE of Darwin, Australia
3195 km (1980 miles) E of JAKARTA, Java, Indonesia
Location Uncertainty horizontal +/- 6.8 km
Parameters Nst= 262, Nph= 262, Dmin556.73 km, Rmss=1.00 sec, Gp=33.2°,
M-type=moment magnitude (Mw)
Source USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event ID usembh

  • Preliminary Earthquake Report
  • U.S. Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center
    World Data Center for Seismology, Denver