5.4 magnitude earthquake jolts off Indonesia

Jakarta, June 4 : 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


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