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Indonesia: Earthquake: 2004/02/06 Country Information on DRR

Period 2004/02/06
Country or District Indonesia
Event Type 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

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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

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.)


Reuters Alertnet 2004/02/09
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