Earthquake of magnitude 6.3 strikes off northeast Papua New Guinea

By REUTERS
December 1, 2017 05:18
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SYDNEY - A powerful earthquake of magnitude 6.3 struck Papua New Guinea on Thursday, several global monitoring groups said.

The quake hit at 0250 GMT at a depth of 60 km (37 miles), according to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Center.

No tsunami warning was immediately issued.

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