Magnitude-5.6 earthquake jolts Jayapura, Papua

Saturday, 17 September 2016 16:10 WIB |


Jayapura, Papua (ANTARA News) – An earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter Scale jolted Jayapura City, Papua Province, on Saturday at 8:20 a.m. local time.

The quakes epicenter was located at 2.00 degree southern latitude and 140.66 degree eastern longitude, some 65 northwest of Jayapura, and at a depth of 10 km below sea level, the Jayapura meteorology, climatology and geophysics office, said here, Saturday.

There were no immediate reports of casualties or damages. (*)

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