Quake of 6.5 magnitude strikes off Papua New Guinea

By REUTERS
March 6, 2017 04:07
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An earthquake of 6.5 magnitude struck off the south coast of Papua New Guinea on Monday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.

There was no Pacific-wide tsunami threat from the quake that struck east of Lae, just off the southern coast of the PNG island of New Britain, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre said.


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