Moderate quake rocks Indonesia's West Papua

January 15, 2011 11:04 am 

JAKARTA, Jan. 15 — A moderate earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale rocked Indonesia's West Papua province at 01:55 local time on Saturday (1855 GMT on Friday), the Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency said.

The earthquake was centered at 119 kilometers northwest of the provincial capital city of Manokwari and at a depth of 10 kilometers under sea bed.

The agency did not release a tsunami warning. (PNA/Xinhua) DCT/utb


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