Magnitude 7.0 quake hits Irian Jaya, Indonesia: USGS

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Posted: Jul 27, 2015 6:09 PM

(Reuters) - A magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck Irian Jaya, Indonesia, on Tuesday the U.S. Geological Survey said.

It said the quake was 32.8 miles (52.8 km) deep and was centered 154 miles (248 miles) west of Jayapura at 6:41 a.m. (2141 GMT on Monday).

(Reporting by Mohammad Zargham in Washington; Editing by Sandra Maler)