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Magnitude 5.6 earthquake shakes Indonesia

No immediate reports of damage, casualties after tremors in West Papua

Riyaz ul Khaliq  | 02.10.2023 - Update : 02.10.2023
Magnitude 5.6 earthquake shakes Indonesia


An earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale hit Indonesia on Monday, according to authorities.

The earthquake was reported in Kaimana area of the far eastern province of West Papua, according to the BMKG, Southeast Asian nation’s meteorology, climatology, and geophysics agency. The tremor was felt at around 3:58 p.m. (0858GMT).

There were no immediate reports of damage or loss of life.

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