Friday, October 12, 2012

6.7 magnitude quake hits Indonesia province

A 6.7 magnitude earthquake struck off Indonesia's easternmost province of Papua on Friday, October 12, the US Geological Survey said.

The epicentre of the quake, which struck at 9:31 am (0131 GMT), was 247 kilometers (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 kilometers.-Rappler (October 12, 2012 9:14AM)

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