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Wednesday, February 28 2024

Jakarta: 5.4-magnitude earthquake jolts off Indonesia

A 5.3 magnitude quake jolted West Papua, Indonesia on Sunday, the GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences said.The quake that struck at 0449 GMT
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Jakarta: An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.4 hit Indonesia’s eastern province Papua on Sunday, the country’s meteorology, climatology and geophysics agency said.

The earthquake occurred at 12:52 Jakarta time, with its epicenter at 58 km southwest of Memberamo Raya Regency and a depth of 10 km under-land, the weather agency was quoted by Xinhua news agency as saying.

The tremors of the earthquake did not potentially trigger a tsunami.

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