Strong quake hits eastern Indonesia

By REUTERS
April 21, 2012 04:40

SINGAPORE - An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.9 struck eastern Indonesia on Saturday off Irian Jaya, the United States Geological Survey said.

The USGS said the quake was recorded offshore, 74 miles south-southeast of the town of Manokwari, at a depth of 20.5 miles. It initially estimated the magnitude of the tremor at 7.0.


Related Content

Breaking news
May 27, 2018
Koreas discussing possible non-aggression pledge

By REUTERS