IRIAN JAYA

  • Indonesia: 7.2 magnitude quake strikes Irian Jaya April 6, 2013

    Jakarta A 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck eastern Indonesia's mountainous West Papua province on Saturday but there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage. The quake hit 256 km (159 miles) east of Enarotali and was 58 km (36 miles) deep, the US Geological Survey said. An Indonesian meteorological survey official...
  • Earthquake of magnitude 6.5 strikes Indonesia April 21, 2012

    New Delhi: An earthquake measuring 6.5 on the Richter Scale struck eastern Indonesia off Irian Jaya early on Saturday morning, the US Geological Survey said. There was some damage, but no immediate reports of injuries. The USGS said the quake hit 83 km off Papua province. It was centered just 30 km...