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.