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Earthquake jolts off eastern Indonesia
Published on: Sunday, September 17, 2023
By: Bernama
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Earthquake jolts off eastern Indonesia
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JAKARTA: 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 Sunday (2117 GMT Saturday) with its epicentre located 84 km northeast of Tambrauw district with a depth of 10 km, reported Xinhua quoting the weather agency.

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

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