Eyewitnesses in the Indonesia province of Papua have spoken of mass panic and collapsing buildings after a series of powerful earthquakes.
At least four people have been killed and dozens injured
The strongest tremor, with a magnitude of 7.6, struck north of the city of Manokwari.
It was followed by another big quake and a string of aftershocks.
A tsunami alert was issued by Indonesian authorities following the earthquakes, but withdrawn within an hour.
Assessment teams and medical supplies are expected to begin arriving shortly.