Magnitude 7.6 quake hits north of Indonesia's Papua - USGS

A magnitude 7.6 earthquake struck off the northern coast of the island of Papua in Indonesia, the U.S. Geological Survey reported on Saturday.

Magnitude 7.6 quake hits north of Indonesia's Papua - USGS
A magnitude 7.6 earthquake struck off the northern coast of the island of Papua in Indonesia, the U.S. Geological Survey reported on Saturday.

It said the quake occurred some 150 km (95 miles) northeast of the town of Manokwari in the Indonesian half of the island of Papua at a depth of 35 km (21.7 miles). It gave no further details.

Reuters
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