7.9 magnitude earthquake 55 km from Biak, Papua, Indonesia

1979-09-12 05:17:51 UTC

UTC time: Wednesday, September 12, 1979 05:17 AM
Your time: 1979-09-12T05:17:51Z
Magnitude Type: ms
USGS status: Reviewed by a seismologist
Reports from the public: 0 people


A
1979-09-12 05:17:51 UTC 7.9 magnitude, 5 km depth
Biak, Papua, Indonesia

7.9 magnitude earthquake

1979-09-12 05:17:51 UTC at 05:17
September 12, 1979 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -1.679, 136.04
55.2 km from Biak (34.2 miles)

Biak, Indonesia

Depth: 5 km

Aftershocks:
B
1979-09-12 06:04:46 UTC 5.2 magnitude, 33 km depth
Biak, Papua, Indonesia

5.2 magnitude earthquake

1979-09-12 06:04:46 UTC at 06:04
September 12, 1979 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -1.718, 136.415
70.2 km from Biak (43.2 miles)

Biak, Indonesia

Depth: 33 km

C
1979-09-12 06:43:36 UTC 5.6 magnitude, 33 km depth
Biak, Papua, Indonesia

5.6 magnitude earthquake

1979-09-12 06:43:36 UTC at 06:43
September 12, 1979 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -1.639, 136.223
53.2 km from Biak (33.2 miles)

Biak, Indonesia

Depth: 33 km

D
1979-09-12 07:16:56 UTC 5.5 magnitude, 33 km depth
Biak, Papua, Indonesia

5.5 magnitude earthquake

1979-09-12 07:16:56 UTC at 07:16
September 12, 1979 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -1.715, 135.788
67.2 km from Biak (42.2 miles)

Biak, Indonesia

Depth: 33 km

E
1979-09-12 10:42:16 UTC 4.8 magnitude, 33 km depth
Biak, Papua, Indonesia

4.8 magnitude earthquake

1979-09-12 10:42:16 UTC at 10:42
September 12, 1979 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -1.769, 135.95
67.2 km from Biak (41.2 miles)

Biak, Indonesia

Depth: 33 km

F
1979-09-12 11:18:55 UTC 4.3 magnitude, 33 km depth
Biak, Papua, Indonesia

4.3 magnitude earthquake

1979-09-12 11:18:55 UTC at 11:18
September 12, 1979 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -2.154, 136.628
123.2 km from Biak (77.2 miles)

Near N Coast Of Papua, Indonesia

Depth: 33 km

G
1979-09-12 11:57:36 UTC 5.2 magnitude, 33 km depth
Biak, Papua, Indonesia

5.2 magnitude earthquake

1979-09-12 11:57:36 UTC at 11:57
September 12, 1979 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -1.829, 136.493
85.2 km from Biak (53.2 miles)

Biak, Indonesia

Depth: 33 km

H
1979-09-12 13:42:05 UTC 3.5 magnitude, 33 km depth
Biak, Papua, Indonesia

3.5 magnitude earthquake

1979-09-12 13:42:05 UTC at 13:42
September 12, 1979 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -1.861, 136.23
77.2 km from Biak (48.2 miles)

Biak, Indonesia

Depth: 33 km

I
1979-09-12 18:27:21 UTC 3.2 magnitude, 33 km depth
Biak, Indonesia

3.2 magnitude earthquake

1979-09-12 18:27:21 UTC at 18:27
September 12, 1979 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -1.974, 136.154

Biak, Indonesia

Depth: 33 km

J
1979-09-13 06:33:02 UTC 5.9 magnitude, 26 km depth
Biak, Papua, Indonesia

5.9 magnitude earthquake

1979-09-13 06:33:02 UTC at 06:33
September 13, 1979 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -1.147, 136.467
42.2 km from Biak (26.2 miles)

Biak, Indonesia

Depth: 26 km