The focus lies at a depth of 50.7 km, information on victims and victims did not arrive
An earthquake of magnitude 5.1 occurred in the Western part of the Indonesian island of New Guinea.
The epicenter of the quake was in 178 kilometers West of the city of Jayapura on the North coast of the island. The focus lies at a depth of 50.7 km.
Information on victims and destructions did not arrive yet. Recall that in early December in Indonesia the earthquake happened.
The epicenter of tremors was located to the North from the small town of Rewley. Many of the buildings destroyed, under blockages there are presumably dozens of people.
According to local service, the earthquake caught many residents of the Muslim region in preparation for the morning prayer. Seismologists say that the tremors were felt throughout the province of Aceh. After the first signs of the earthquake, the inhabitants, fearing a tsunami, panic ran out of the house. The authorities of the danger of the occurrence of giant waves is not reported.
In 2004, this same province was seriously affected by the earthquake and tsunami. Then in Indonesia killed more than 170 thousand people, tens of thousands died in India, Thailand and Sri Lanka.
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