Earthquake strikes Indonesia

Written by: Abdul Nisar
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Jakarta, Jul 14: United States Geological Survey reported that an earth quake struck the Indonesian province of Papua.

The earthquake with a magnitude of 5.6 was centred 231 kilometres west of Jayapura at a depth of 15 kilometres. Even though no tsunami warning was issued.

The island nation Indonesia lies in the 'Pacific ring of fire', a highly active earthquake and volcanic zone that regularly experiences quakes.

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