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Moderate quake hits Indonesia's Papua

world Updated: Jul 12, 2009 09:44 IST

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A 5.7-magnitude quake hit Indonesia's remote Papua province on Sunday, but there were no immediate reports of any casualties or damage.

The quake struck at 9:58 am (0258 GMT) with an epicentre 156 kilometres (97 miles) southeast of the West Papua district of Kaimana, the Jakarta Meteorology and Geophysics Agency said.

It was measured at a depth of 10 kilometres but no tsunami warning was immediately issued.