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BREAKING: Magnitude-7.2 Earthquake Hits Indonesia

Some people were missing in a river after a major earthquake struck Indonesia on Tuesday morning, government officials reported.

The 7.0-magnitude temblor was centered in the Papua province, 230 kilometers (143 miles) west of Abepura, Indonesia, the United States Geological Survey said. It struck at 4:41 a.m. (5:41 p.m. EDT Monday) Tuesday, local time.

Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics agency listed the earthquake as a magnitude-7.2.

At least a mobile hospital, three homes and a warehouse were damaged, according to the Antara news agency.

The Associated Press reported that a 15-year-old boy fell into a river in Memberamo, located near the epicenter, after the earthquake and was missing.

There was no tsunami threat to the United States, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.