Magnitude 6.3 earthquake rocks Indonesia's West Papua
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  • 05:14 20 June 2019

Magnitude 6.3 earthquake rocks Indonesia's West Papua

A magnitude 6.3 earthquake has struck the Indonesian province of Papua, with its epicentre estimated about 250 km west of the city of Jayapura, the US Geological Survey has reported, sputniknews.

The quake followed a series of tremors across the Pacific region on Tuesday, including a 6.8-magnitude quake shaking Japan's east coast, and a 6.8-magnitude quake striking south of New Zealand's Kermadec Islands chain.

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