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Magnitude 7.3 - PAPUA, INDONESIA

2004 February 07 02:42:35 UTC

A major earthquake occurred at 02:42:35 (UTC) on Saturday, February 07, 2004. The magnitude 7.3 event has been located PAPUA, INDONESIA. (This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.)

Earthquake Details

Magnitude 7.3 (Major)
Date-Time Saturday, February 07, 2004 at 02:42:35 (UTC)
= Coordinated Universal Time
Saturday, February 07, 2004 at 11:42:35 AM
= local time at epicenter
Time of Earthquake in other Time Zones
Location 4.003°S, 135.023°E
Depth 10 km set by location program
Region PAPUA, INDONESIA
Distances 150 km (90 miles) W of Enarotali, Irian Jaya, Indonesia
220 km (140 miles) NNE of Dobo, Aru Islands, Indonesia
1050 km (650 miles) NNE of Darwin, Australia
3135 km (1950 miles) E of JAKARTA, Java, Indonesia
Location Uncertainty horizontal +/- 6.1 km; depth fixed by location program
Parameters Nst= 266, Nph= 266, Dmin=653.4 km, Rmss=1.06 sec, Gp=33.7°,
M-type=moment magnitude (Mw)
Source USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event ID usepad

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