Update report: No Victims and Damages Due to Magnitude 7,6 Earthquake in Papua

Date                : Monday, February 28, 2018

Time                : 14.00 local time:

Location          :

266 km southeast of BOVENDIGOEL-PAPUA

297 km southwest of WEWAK-PNG

298 km southeast PEG-BINTANG-PAPUA

450 km southeast JAYAPURA-PAPUA

3988 km northeast of JAKARTA-INDONESIA

 

Victim             : nil

Damages         : nil

Notes               :

Magnitude                   : 7.6 SR

Date                 : 26-Feb-18

Time               : 00:44:46 WIB

Latitude                       : 6.09 LS

Longitude                    : 142.72 BT

Depth              : 96 Km

 

Aftershock      :

Earthquake Mag:5.9 SR, 26-Feb-18 01:11:51 WIB, Loc:5.25 LS,141.46 BT (130 km southeast PEG-BINTANG-PAPUA), Depth 59 Km:: BMKG

 

Earthquake Mag:5.3 SR, 26-Feb-18 01:47:22 WIB, Loc:5.61 LS,142.79 BT (244 km southwest WEWAK-PNG), Depth:183 Km:: BMKG

 

Earthquake Mag:5.3 SR, 26-Feb-18 01:47:22 WIB, Loc:5.61 LS,142.79 BT (244 km southeast WEWAK-PNG), Depth:183 Km:: BMKG

 

Earthquake Mag:5.4 SR, 26-Feb-18 03:17:29 WIB, Loc:6.26 LS,142.77 BT (275 km southeast BOVENDIGOEL-PAPUA), Depth:128 Km:: BMKG

 

Earthquake Mag:5.4 SR, 26-Feb-18 04:11:40 WIB, Loc:5.83 LS,142.41 BT (229 km southeast BOVENDIGOEL-PAPUA), Depth:10 Km:: BMKG

 

Recent condition:

         Based on local report, the earthquake was felt quite strong in Tanah Merah, Wamena dan Merauke and in moderate in Jayapura.

         The earthquake caused panic and no report on damages.

         No potential tsunami.

BPBD and local authority still monitor and assessment in field. For further information, please contact following agencies

         BPBD Prov. Papua Welliam R. Manderi (Kalak) Via Tlp. (0812-8372-1500),

         BPBD Kab. Pegunungan Bintang Bpk. Laban Howai (Kalak) Via Tlp. (0813-4416-2227) dan

         Pusdalops BPBD Prov. Papua Bpk. Jonathan Via Tlp. (0852-3225-5220)

 

Sutopo Purwo Nugroho

Head of Data, Information and Public Relations Center BNPB

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