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Earthquake jolts off Indonesia

Earthquake of magnitude 6.0 jolts Japan’s Hokkaido. Image Source: IANS News

Jakarta, Sep 17 : A 5.0-magnitude earthquake rocked off Indonesia’s eastern province of West Papua on Sunday, the country’s meteorology, climatology and geophysics agency said.

The earthquake occurred at 4:17 a.m. Jakarta time on Sunday with its epicentre located 84 km northeast of Tambrauw district with a depth of 10 km, the weather agency said as quoted by Xinhua news agency report.

The agency added the earthquake did not have the potential to trigger giant waves.

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