Indonesia hit by 7.2 magnitude earthquake

A MAJOR 7.2 earthquake struck the eastern Indonesian province of Papua, the US Geological Survey said, sending panicked crowds running into the streets.

There were no immediate reports of damage and no tsunami warning was issued after the quake struck on land at 1.42pm local time today at a depth of 75km, 272km west-southwest of provincial capital Jayapura, the USGS said.

http://www.news.com.au/world-news/indonesia-hit-by-72-magnitude-earthquake/story-fndir2ev-1226613876395

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