1/3/09 Near North Coast of Papua, Indonesia 7.6 and 7.4


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1/3/09 Near North Coast of Papua, Indonesia 7.6 inset map

1/3/09 Near North Coast of Papua, Indonesia 7.6 focal mechanism

1/3/09 Near North Coast of Papua, Indonesia 7.6 Mw Earthquake Focal Mechanism

Earthquake Details Seismogram Explanation
(Information is for the main 7.6 quake)
Location: Near North Coast of Papua, Indonesia
Date: January 3, 2009
Time: 19:43:54 UTC; 1:43:54 pm CST.
Latitude: 0.51 S
Longitude: 132.78 E
Magnitudes: 7.6 and 7.4 Mw
Depth: 29 km
Distance: 124.17 deg (8,574 miles from Milwaukee)
Pdiff-wave arrival time: not verified.
Sdiff-wave arrival time: not verified.
The vertical axis is in units of displacement in centimeters.
The horizontal axis is in units of time in seconds.
The beginning of the file is the origin of the event.
There were 2 events with an aftershock nearly as big as the main shock.

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