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No tsunami warning as strong earthquake rocks Papua New Guinea and Indonesia

No tsunami warning as strong earthquake rocks Papua New Guinea and Indonesia

Strong, magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck Papua New Guinea and Indonesia today.

Preliminary Report:

Magnitude 6.3

Date-Time • 19 Jun 2019 17:24:49 UTC

• 20 Jun 2019 02:24:49 near epicenter

Location 2.252S 138.404E

Depth 12 km

Distances • 250.7 km (155.4 mi) W of Abepura, Indonesia
• 259.2 km (160.7 mi) W of Jayapura, Indonesia
• 325.8 km (202.0 mi) W of Vanimo, Papua New Guinea
• 345.3 km (214.1 mi) ENE of Nabire, Indonesia
• 506.8 km (314.2 mi) ESE of Manokwari, Indonesia

Location Uncertainty Horizontal: 7.0 km; Vertical 3.4 km

Parameters Nph = 81; Dmin = 687.7 km; Rmss = 0.96 seconds; Gp = 58°