5.4-magnitude earthquake jolts off Indonesia

Jakarta |Monday, 2023 10:54:16 AM IST
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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.

--IANS int/sha

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2023-06-04-15:00:03 (IANS)