Magnitude 7.0 Earthquake in Indonesia

Teachable Moment

A 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck eastern Indonesia's mountainous West Papua province on Saturday, April 6, 2013, but there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage. The region is sparsely populated.

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Additional information is available from the U.S. Geological Survey: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usb000g13s