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6.1 magnitude earthquake hits off Indonesian coast

Christian Fernsby |
A 6.1 magnitude earthquake has been registered off the coast of the Indonesian part of the island of New Guinea, the US Geological Survey (USGS) reported.

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The earthquake was registered at 12:11 GMT on Saturday about 311 kilometres (193 miles) southeast of the Indonesian province West Papua’s capital of Manokwari at a depth of 10 kilometres (6 miles).

There are no immediate reports of casualties or damages caused by the quake.

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