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Saturday, April 13, 2024

Earthquake strikes off eastern Indonesia


A 5.0-magnitude earthquake rocked Indonesia’s eastern province of Papua on Friday, the meteorology, climatology and geophysics agency said.

The agency reported the quake occurred at 11:25 a.m. Jakarta time (0425 GMT) with its epicenter being at 42 km northwest of Jayapura district and a depth of 28 km under-land, the agency said.

The earthquake does not have the potential to trigger a tsunami.

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