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Indonesia : Earthquake : 2004/02/06
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Duration 2004/02/06
Name Earthquake
Outline A powerful earthquake hit in Nabire, Papua province, Indonesia, Saturday, Feb. 7, 2004. Authorities said, leaving more than 30 people dead and hundreds injured,

Human Impact Physical Impact Others

Related Links
  • OCHA Situation Report No.4 2004/02/09
    According to the latest figures, the death toll is now at 31.
  • VOANews,com 2004/02/08
    The second powerful earthquake in two days has hit Indonesia's easternmost province of Papua. Latest reports say at least 27 people have died and scores have been injured.
  • Kompas Cyber Media 2004/02/07
    At least 27 people have died and scores have been injured.(Indonesian)
  • CNN News 2004/02/07
    A strong earthquake has struck Indonesia, becoming at least the seventh to hit the same general area in the past few days, the U.S. Geological Survey has said.

  • OCHA Situation Report No.3 2004/02/06
    A new major earthquake measuring 7.1 on the Richter scale hit Indonesia's Papua Province (Irian Jaya) on Saturday 7 February at 02:42:35 UTC, 11:42 a.m. local time.
  • BBC News 2004/02/06
    On Friday, up to 600 people were feared injured and hundreds of homes destroyed in the province after a 6.9 magnitude tremor hit the town of Nabire.
Geographycal Data Information
  • USGS National Earthquake Information Center
    A major earthquake occurred at 02:42:35 (UTC) on Saturday, February 7, 2004. The magnitude 7.1 event has been located in IRIAN JAYA, INDONESIA. (This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.)