Earthquake jolts off eastern Indonesia-Xinhua

Earthquake jolts off eastern Indonesia

Source: Xinhua

Editor: huaxia

2023-09-17 08:20:15

JAKARTA, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- A 5.0-magnitude earthquake rocked off Indonesia's eastern province of West Papua on Sunday, the country's meteorology, climatology and geophysics agency said.

The earthquake occurred at 4:17 a.m. Jakarta time Sunday (2117 GMT Saturday) with its epicenter located 84 km northeast of Tambrauw district with a depth of 10 km, the weather agency said.

The agency said the earthquake did not have the potential to trigger giant waves.