According to the Indonesian Meteorological Service, morning June 1, 2012 in the province of Papua on the island of Papua Barat, Indonesia, an earthquake measuring 6.2. Event recorded at a depth of 18 km to 72 km to the southeast of the Tabr. The U.S. Geological Survey reported an earthquake of magnitude 5.8. Data on victims or major damage have been reported, but local residents in panic from their homes and a few hours were outside for fear of possible aftershocks.
Indonesia is located in the Pacific volcanic ring of fire, which explains the nature of the frequency of earthquakes in the region.