OCHA ReliefWeb 2009/01/05
Official data released by SATKORLAK PB of West Papua showed that 4 people died in Manokwari and 1 person in Sorong. Around 250 people are injured and are already treated.
Reuters AlertNet 2009/01/04
A series of quakes off the northern coast of the Indonesian island of Papua early on Sunday killed four people and injured several others, officials and local television said.
|Geographycal Data Information|
- USGS National Earthquake Information Center
The magnitude 7.6 Papua, Indonesia earthquake of January 4, 2009, 04:43 (local time at the epicenter), occurred as a result of thrust faulting on a plate-boundary along the northwest coast of the island of New Guinea.
- GDACS 2009/01/04
On 1/3/2009 10:33:42 PM UTC an earthquake of magnitude 7.3 and depth 35km has struck an moderately populated area in the Irian Jaya Province (population: 1.7 million) in Indonesia. GDACS estimates the likelihood for need of international humanitarian intervention to be medium (Orange alert).