Mw 7.3 Indonesia on January 3rd 2009 at 22:33 UTC
- An earthquake of magnitude Mw 7.3 occurred on 03/01/2009 on north coasts of Papua, Indonesia at 22:33 UTC (07:33 local time).
More information on the main shock is available here.
This event damaged an hotel in Manokwari, 80 km East of the epicenter (see pictures below).
Preliminary source modeling by LDG, France (in French)
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Pictures of damaged buildings from Manokwari (80 km E of the Epicenter) (pop 53,190 ; local time 07:33 2009-01-04) sent by a witness (click pictures to enlarge):
|No victim in the hotel. A hedge collapse caused the death of a child in another location. No tsunami. Pictures taken 1 hour after the earthquake.
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