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Residents in Indonesia's Papua province felt four series of tremors on Saturday, increasing in strength from 5.5 to 6.2 on the Richter scale.
The country's Geodetic Agency (BMKG) reported that The epicenter was located at a depth of 16 km. Seismologists say that there is no danger of a tsunami. There were no reports of casualties or damage.
6.2 magnitude earthquake hits Papua, Indonesia, no tsunami warning – BMKG
Indonesia lies on both sides of the volcanic Pacific Ocean. ring of fire” where the tectonic plates of the earth's crust meet, which creates frequent seismic activity.
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