Friday October 12, 2012
6.7 magnitude quake strikes off Indonesia's Papua
JAKARTA: A 6.7 magnitude earthquake struck off Indonesia's easternmost province of Papua on Friday, the US Geological Survey said.
The epicentre of the quake, which struck at 9:31 am (0131 GMT), was 247 kilometres (153 miles) southwest of Nabire in Papua and 108 kilometres north of Dobo in the Aru Islands, USGS said. It hit at a depth of 24 kilometres.