JAKARTA, May 16 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake measuring 6.1 magnitude jolted Papua province in eastern Indonesia on Wednesday, the meteorology and geophysics agency said.

The quake struck at 09:12 a.m. Jakarta time with an epicenter at 32 km southeast of Tolikara and a depth of 111 km, official of the agency Fahmi Nugraha told Xinhua by phone.

Indonesia is prone to quake as it lies on a vulnerable quake-hit zone called the Pacific Ring of Fire.